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New laws could target e-cig businesses

New laws could target e-cig businessesLicenses, taxes are part of a discussion about "vaping."
  • Local
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Local

Youngest state lawmaker-elect surprises Democrats with win

Youngest state lawmaker-elect surprises Democrats with winYoungest woman elected to Olympia since 1936.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Politics

Sen. Murray: 100 women in Congress 'progress, but not enough'

Sen. Murray: 100 women in Congress 'progress, but not enough'Women reached a milestone in the recent midterm elections. For the first time, more than 100 women have been elected to serve in Congress.
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Investigations

Lt. Governor defends work ethic, outside business

Lt. Governor defends work ethic, outside businessWashington's second-highest-ranking elected official says personal archery business presents no conflict of interest.
  • Investigations
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Sen. Patty Murray on challenges in Congress

Sen. Patty Murray on challenges in CongressDemocratic Senator Patty Murray sat down with King 5 News for an exclusive interview following the midterm elections.
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Washington voters approve class-size initiative

Washington voters approve class-size initiativeWashington voters have approved Initiative 1351, which would reduce class size and add support staff in K-12 schools.
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Class-size initiative leading by small margin

Class-size initiative leading by small marginA statewide measure to limit class sizes in Washington schools was leading by a margin of fewer than 6,000 votes.
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Federal Way

Deceased candidate leading in state representative race

Deceased candidate leading in state representative raceIncumbent Roger Freeman passed away days before voters cast their ballots, but he is leading in the State Rep. race.
  • Federal Way
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

What will new taxes cost Seattle residents?

What will new taxes cost Seattle residents?Seattle taxpayers have done it again: voted to tax themselves.
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Measure to expand gun background checks passes

Measure to expand gun background checks passesWashington voters on Tuesday were passing a measure that would seek universal background checks on all gun sales and transfers.
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Oregon voters legalize recreational pot

Oregon voters legalize recreational potA measure to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Oregon has passed, according to KGW news partner The Oregonian.
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

UW political science professor: Vote could swing Senate control

UW political science professor: Vote could swing Senate controlUniversity of Washington Associate Political Science Professor Chris Parker discusses how this year's vote could impact the Senate.
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

WA State Senate race could swing power in Olympia

WA State Senate race could swing power in OlympiaTight race for an Eastside Senate seat could swing political control in Olympia.
  • Politics
  • 3 months ago
Local

Washington state Rep. Roger Freeman dies at age 48

Washington state Rep. Roger Freeman dies at age 48State Representative Roger Freeman has died at age 48 after battling cancer for the past year.
  • Local
  • 3 months ago
Seattle

Ethics questions raised over Seattle's Office Fund

Ethics questions raised over Seattle's Office FundIt's a key part of how Seattle's elected officials operate, but almost no one knows about it. We're talking about Office Funds.
  • Seattle
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Politics

Gabby Giffords speaking in Seattle for gun control

Gabby Giffords speaking in Seattle for gun controlShe's appearing at a panel discussion on reducing gun violence against women. Organizers say it will focus on background checks for gun buyers.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Politics

Gorton group launches attack ads aimed at Didier

Gorton group launches attack ads aimed at DidierA political group backed by Slade Gorton has launched a $55,000 ad campaign attacking U.S. House candidate Clint Didier.
  • Politics
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Politics

'Maverick' vs. music teacher in heated Senate race

'Maverick' vs. music teacher in heated Senate raceMost costly race for longtime Senator Tim Sheldon, D-Mason County.
  • Politics
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Politics

Gun rights debate heats up at Seattle rally

Gun rights debate heats up at Seattle rallyWe are just weeks away from Election Day, and a pair of initiatives are stirring up the debate over gun rights.
  • Politics
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Local

65 property owners prepare to sue state firefighting agency

65 property owners prepare to sue state firefighting agencyCentral Washington homeowners allege that the state mishandled firefighting efforts in the Carlton Complex fire.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Seattle voters may find November ballot confusing

Seattle voters may find November ballot confusingSeattle voters may need some extra help figuring out the November ballot as four items up for a vote all called proposition or petition No. 1.
  • Politics
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Class size initiative again on Washington ballot

Class size initiative again on Washington ballotWashington's class size reduction initiative hits November ballots.
  • Politics
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Washington unemployment rate 5.7 percent

Washington unemployment rate 5.7 percentNumbers released Wednesday show that the September jobless rate was up from August's 5.6 percent rate.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Seattle

Former Seattle mayor spokeswoman claims discrimination

Former Seattle mayor spokeswoman claims discriminationRosalind Brazel was Murray's press secretary when he took office in January. She was replaced in March.
  • Seattle
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Poll: Washington class size initiative leading nearly 3:1

Poll: Washington class size initiative leading nearly 3:1More than 60 percent of likely voters plan to vote for an initiative on the November ballot to reduce class sizes.
  • Local
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Gabby Giffords coming to Washington on gun law tour

Gabby Giffords coming to Washington on gun law tourThe former Arizona congresswoman, who was severely wounded in a 2011 shooting in Tucson that killed six people, is visiting nine states.
  • Local
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Poll: Competing gun measures have lost some ground

Poll: Competing gun measures have lost some groundOne measure seeks to expand background checks on gun sales. The other seeks to make sure the checks don't go beyond national standards.
  • Politics
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago