From pioneering democratic presidential candidate Shirley Chisholm to political powerhouse Stacey Abrams, Black women have historically been instrumental in shaping the landscape of politics. Rosa Franklin—a woman who broke racial and gender barriers in Washington state’s political sphere—is being celebrated ...Read More
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The OL Reign opened the 2021 Challenge Cup campaign in front of fans wearing their new home kits. Ad space on professional sports uniforms or equipment is a hot commodity, especially given the losses sports leagues have suffered amid the ...Read More
The words are as powerful and prescient now as they were back then.
“Courage is the saving grace in this tense world racial situation,” Tacoma’s Nettie Asberry told The News Tribune. “Courage of the white people who dare to show their ...Read More
KENT, Wash. — Sonia Joseph hopes the death of her son will help change a state law.
In June 2017, a Kent police officer shot and killed 20-year-old Giovonn Joseph-McDade following a chase with officers.
The city of Kent settled a lawsuit ...Read More
This month, Washington and Oregon both passed legislation to make Juneteenth — a day that commemorates the freeing of enslaved people in Texas in 1865 — official state holidays.
According to the Associated Press, Washington officials passed a measure to make ...Read More
OLYMPIA — Senate Democrats passed cap-and-trade and low-carbon fuels bills Thursday evening, moving to reduce global greenhouse emissions by 0.1% by 2030.
Republicans said the twin bills will drive up gasoline prices and electric rates, but will have no affect on ...Read More
OLYMPIA – Juneteenth is one step closer to becoming a paid state holiday in Washington, after a bill passage in the state Senate on Friday.
Juneteenth celebrates June 19, 1865, the day enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, finally learned that the ...Read More
Washington State Senator T’wina Nobles has notched another victory for the working class, as the State Senate has funded a workgroup to study alternative payment options for car tab fees in their 2021-23 transportation budget.
The proposal to offer a payment ...Read More
Community members that are experiencing difficulty affording their car tab fees in a lump sum may find relief from a workgroup to study alternative payment options in the Senate Transportation budget that passed off the senate floor this week.
The proposal ...Read More
For five years, drivers have been pleading for relief after being hit with out-of-control car tabs largely related to ST3, the $54 billion light rail expansion approved by voters in the Sound Transit taxing district.
This legislative session, freshman Democratic Senator ...Read More