Washington's insurance commissioner says he has approved two more health insurers for the state's new heath care exchange, which is Washington's contribution to health care reform.
The two companies - Community Health Plan of Washington and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan - were originally rejected for the Healthplanfinder because they didn't meet all the federal rules.
The federal government says it will not sue to stop the states of Colorado and Washington from allowing recreational marijuana use.
The board for the state health exchange on Thursday once again delayed a vote on approval of 31 plans proposed to be part of the system.
A tie in the August Primary has been broken.
The swing vote in the Sunnyside City Council primary is in and it means there's a tie for second place.
State officials said Tuesday they want to delay for a few months final rules for selling, growing and processing recreational marijuana in Washington state, after hundreds of people attended public meetings around the state to air their thoughts on the proposed rules.
Washington's Supreme Court says cities, counties and utility companies can be liable when faulty road design leads to injuries in car crashes - even when the driver is drunk.
The Washington secretary of state's office says the turnout in Tuesday's primary election was "dismal," but in line with similar off-year elections.
How can Washington have one system for medical marijuana and another system with separate rules and taxes for recreational marijuana?
Primary election results for Yakima County and Kittitas County.
Five public hearings will be held this week on the proposed rules for state-authorized sale of recreational marijuana in Washington.
Thousands of civilian drones are expected in U.S. skies within a few years and concerns they could be used to spy on Americans are fueling legislative efforts in several states to regulate the unmanned aircraft.
Justices on the Washington Supreme Court on Thursday decried what they described as persistent racial bias in jury selection and called for new protections against it, possibly including the abolition of a legal tradition that dates back more than 700 years.
Washington state's insurance commissioner on Thursday announced that he's approved 31 plans that will be part of the state's new health exchange.
A variety of new laws take effect Sunday in Washington state, ranging from measures that make it easier for certain businesses to serve alcohol to a plan that compensates people who have been wrongfully convicted.