A bill that would abolish the death penalty in Washington state has passed the state Senate and awaits action in the House. It has strong backing from Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson.
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Senate Bill 6079 would gut the state Public Records Act by blocking the birthdays of public employees. It awaits action in the House, and if approved, will make it more difficult for journalists to do their jobs.
Drivers who go slow in the passing lane are a major cause of traffic congestion and road rage. Miami, home to many of the worst drivers in the world, has a big problem with left lane loafers who clog flow and break the law.
Joe Fain, a Republican state senator from King County, breaks down how Washington's veto process differs from Congress and the historical fate of bills that have come up against the governor's red pen.
Vetoes and how the Legislature can override them
Kennewick High students support school shooting victims