By Timothy P. Carney | 07/15/14 11:56 AM
Republican Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers is from Washington State, which makes her hesitance on the Export-Import Bank raise eyebrows. A local paper, the Spokesman-Review, blasted her for her reluctance, citing Washington's status as "the nation's most trade-dependent state."
07/15/14 05:01 AM
SEATTLE (AP) — William "Jackrabbit" Large pulls his SUV onto the side of a downtown Seattle street, parking behind an Amazon Fresh delivery truck and carrying a product the online retailer doesn't offer: marijuana. The thin, bespectacled Large is a delivery man for Winterlife, a Seattle...
07/11/14 02:57 PM
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – A key portion of a decision that approved Puget Sound Energy’s multi-year energy rate plan has been reversed, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Wednesday. Ferguson Thurston County Superior Court Judge Carol Murphy’s reversal...
By Becket Adams | 07/11/14 09:33 AM
Estakio Beltran, a Democrat who's running for Congress in Washington state, released an ad this week featuring him gunning down the Republican Party mascot.
07/09/14 12:45 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Recreational pot is now on sale in Washington state, but actually getting that pot required some patience Tuesday for residents not only of neighboring Oregon but southwest Washington as well. Freedom Market in Kelso, Washington — 45 miles north of Portland — was...
07/08/14 07:46 PM
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state's first recreational marijuana stores began opening for business Tuesday, more than a year and a half after voters decided to legalize, tax and regulate pot. Some questions and answers about the industry: ___ WHEN AND WHERE CAN I BUY WEED IN WASHINGTON? The...
07/08/14 07:31 PM
As employees worked frantically to prepare the shelves and assess their inventory at Top Shelf Cannabis in Bellingham, Washington, 22-year-old Zoe Wainwright was among the dozens in line early Tuesday waiting for legal marijuana sales to begin. The Bellingham man said he's an occasional pot...
07/08/14 02:05 PM
Ferguson SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced an agreement on Monday with an Oregon-based online food service training company that allegedly misled workers and engaged in deceptive business practices. eFoodhandlers Inc. offers online training...
07/08/14 09:45 AM
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Advocates seeking more lenient marijuana laws have no intention of stopping with Colorado and Washington. Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have allowed marijuana for medicinal purposes, and more could follow. Here's a look at five of the states that may be...
07/07/14 09:01 PM
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state's first recreational marijuana stores open for business this week, more than a year and a half after voters decided to legalize, tax and regulate pot. Some questions and answers about the industry: Q: When can I buy legal weed? A: The state's Liquor Control...
07/07/14 09:00 PM
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses Monday a day ahead of the start of legal sales, and 21 hours before the only store licensed to sell in Seattle was set to open, a line was already forming. At Cannabis City, where the owner wasn't planning to open his...
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/07/14 01:18 PM
Washington will become the second state in the nation to legally sell recreational marijuana on Tuesday. The first state was Colorado on January 1.
By Associated Press | 07/07/14 08:31 AM
Gov. Jay Inslee's labor team will be spending the summer negotiating with more than 25 unions that represent state employees.
By Sean Lengell | 07/03/14 05:48 PM
This week celebrates the 150th anniversary of the National Statuary Hall, the former House chamber turned into a de facto museum.
By Becket Adams | 07/03/14 02:28 PM
The number of Americans who believe that the U.S. "stands above all other countries" has dropped to just 28 percent, a 10-point decline from three years ago, according to the Pew Research Center.
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