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State unemployment rate falls to 5.8 per


Jul 16, 2014
Washington’s job growth accelerated in June and the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in six years, according to…





Morton's bill to protect members of a homeowners' association passes Senate

By NCBI
Mar 17, 2011
The Senate has approved a measure sponsored by Sen. Bob Morton, R-Kettle Falls, which gives additional protections to…

WA unemployment rate dips to 9.1 percent in Feb.

By Associated Press
Mar 15, 2011
State officials say Washington added a net gain of 800 nonagricultural jobs in February and the unemployment rate dipped…

Gov signs bill to end Canadian sales tax exemption

By Associated Press
Mar 15, 2011
Gov. Chris Gregoire has signed a bill to end a sales tax exemption for Canadian shoppers visiting Washington. The bill…

WA bill recognizes out-of-state same-sex marriages

By Associated Press
Mar 05, 2011
State House lawmakers voted 58-39 Friday night to approve a bill to recognize same-sex marriages from out of state as…

Hunters have until March 31 to apply for multiple-season permits

By NCBI
Feb 25, 2011
Deer and elk hunters have until March 31 to enter their name in a drawing for a 2011 multiple-season permit, which can…