Listen Live Follow Us On:
For Email Marketing you can trust

 

Washington State News Wire

U.S. Supreme Court ruling could affect Wash. workers

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 04:35
Washington labor, government and business officials are still reading and analyzing the dense U.S. Supreme Court ruling this week on union dues for home health care workers, but many believe Harris v. Quinn will have implications for Washington state.

US Supreme Court decision could affect Washington

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 04:07
SEATTLE (AP) - Washington labor, government and business officials are still reading and analyzing the dense U.S. Supreme Court ruling this week on union dues for home health care workers, but many believe Harris v. Quinn will have implications for Washington state. That impact could go well beyond ...

State experiences largest population growth since 2008; Federal Way at 90,150

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 01:57
The Washington State Office of Financial Management released its annual estimates of the state's population increase recently, estimating that the state's overall population increased by 85,000 people between 2013 and 2104.

Washington State Is Low on Legal Pot

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 01:30
A slow licensing process means that stores set to open next week could be overrun

Rocky start for new state ferry; lawmakers demand 'major overhaul'

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 22:22
Washington state's newest ferry is off to a rough start, with hundreds of passengers delayed on the busy Mukilteo-Clinton run Tuesday morning and a potentially major design flaw with the vessel's vehicle loading ramps.

Washington state goes in circles over drone regulations

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 14:16
State agencies in Iowa can't use drones to enforce traffic laws. It is illegal to use the unmanned aircraft in Tennessee to conduct video surveillance of hunters or fishermen without their explicit permission. In Wisconsin, it is against the law to own a drone outfitted with a weapon.

Washington state goes in circles over drone regulations

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 13:24
State agencies in Iowa can't use drones to enforce traffic laws. It is illegal to use the unmanned aircraft in Tennessee to conduct video surveillance of hunters or fishermen without their explicit permission. In Wisconsin, it is against the law to own a drone outfitted with a weapon.

Washington state goes in circles over drone regulations

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:41
State agencies in Iowa can't use drones to enforce traffic laws. It is illegal to use the unmanned aircraft in Tennessee to conduct video surveillance of hunters or fishermen without their explicit permission. In Wisconsin, it is against the law to own a drone outfitted with a weapon.

SEIU could feel fallout from high court’s union-dues ruling

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:04
A Supreme Court ruling could create new obstacles for the Service Employees International Union in Washington state. The court on Monday struck down a similar union’s ability to collect mandatory dues from workers.

SEIU could feel fallout from high court’s union-dues ruling

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 11:57
A Supreme Court ruling could create new obstacles for the Service Employees International Union in Washington state. The court on Monday struck down a similar union’s ability to collect mandatory dues from workers.

Washington earns TSWA All-State Honorable Mention

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 11:33
In almost every offensive category, sophomore catcher Madison Washington led the way for the Magnolia West softball team during the 2014 season.

Washington wants exemption from No Child Left Behind

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 10:56
Washington's top education official is making another attempt to get the state exempted from requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind law, his office announced Monday.

Job vacancies, hiring on upswing in latest data from state

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:44
Job openings in Washington state rose to their highest level in eight years in 2013, and it's t

Documents: Blackwater guards were out of control

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 06:11
WASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department investigator warned that contractors for Blackwater Worldwide saw themselves as above the law and that the contractors, rather than department officials, were in command, according to a memo disclosed Monday.

Good news for Washington job seekers: Job vacancies, hiring up in latest data from state

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 06:01
Both hiring and the number of job vacancies are up in Washington, the state Employment Security Department reported Monday.

GovBeat: Two years after liquor privatization, booze in Washington state costs more

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 03:56
Taxes meant to keep the initiative revenue-neutral are hitting consumers

GovBeat: Two years after liquor privatization, booze in Washington state costs more

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 03:56
Taxes meant to keep the initiative revenue-neutral are hitting consumers

GovBeat: Two years after liquor privatization, booze in Washington state costs more

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 03:56
Taxes meant to keep the initiative revenue-neutral are hitting consumers

GovBeat: Two years after liquor privatization, booze in Washington state costs more

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 03:56
Taxes meant to keep the initiative revenue-neutral are hitting consumers

GovBeat: Two years after liquor privatization, booze in Washington state costs more

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 03:56
Taxes meant to keep the initiative revenue-neutral are hitting consumers