Three members of Washington state's 12-member congressional delegation have promised to give up their pay during the federal government shutdown that began Tuesday.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association has given $5 million to the campaign to defeat a Washington state ballot measure requiring labeling of genetically modified foods.
The state Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the presence of a "comfort" dog during courtroom testimony from a developmentally disabled victim did not violate the defendant's right to a fair trial.
The former executive director of the Washington Senate Democratic Campaign Committee embezzled up to $300,000 of campaign contributions to fund his gambling and drinking problems, according to charges filed against Michael King this month.
People busted for marijuana can argue they needed it for medical reasons, even if they failed to follow the requirements of the state's medical marijuana law, the Washington Supreme Court said Thursday.
Washington state officials want low-income residents to be prepared for a reduction in food-assistance benefits.
Washington state government has been raising more revenue than initially expected as the economy continues to improve, officials said Wednesday.
Karen Strand didn't think she'd get in trouble for having a small container of medical marijuana when she went hiking in Olympic National Park this summer.
Washington state is changing its plans for where marijuana businesses can be located, after the Justice Department reiterated that enforcing federal drug laws near schools and playgrounds remains a priority.
Leaders in the Oregon House say momentum is building to legalize marijuana in Oregon, so the Legislature itself should write a ballot measure in hopes of getting a law that's well thought out.
Gov. Jay Inslee is set to meet Tuesday with the two top federal prosecutors in Washington to discuss the Justice Department's concerns about the state's legal marijuana law.
Washington state certified 35 plans Wednesday to be part of the exchange developed under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
The state Liquor Control Board is proposing there be a maximum of 334 locations that sell recreational marijuana in Washington.
Medical marijuana businesses worried that federal agents will close them down now have a roadmap to avoid prosecution, courtesy of the Justice Department's decision to allow legal pot in Colorado and Washington state.
During the 2013 Legislature, lawmakers proposed raising taxes or fees more than 180 times.