If signed, the new law will also protects student advisers who defend the free speech rights of student journalists.
It will be illegal in Washington to sell or own devices that make semiautomatic guns fire more rapidly.
In protest, House Republicans refused to vote on the controversial bill.
The Senate and House disagree over whether lost revenue from a lower fee should be offset right away.
It should result in reduction of the cost of vehicle licenses. The bill now goes to the state House.
How negotiations between Jay Inslee’s office, lawmakers, and media organizations led to the end of the controversial legislation.
The bill’s failure sets the stage for a possible initiative on the November ballot.
Meantime, news organizations, including this one, have agreed to pause a lawsuit over access.
As basketball season comes to a close, a poetic ode to a long-shot team.
The bill would allow, but not require, adults to carry concealed weapons.
What did they do, and what matters to you?
Legislators try to frame the bill as a win for open government, while opponents hope for veto by Governor Jay Inslee.
If passed, the new law would allocate money to schools for emergency response and raise the age required to purchase assault-style weapons.
The bill would allow those who feel they are at risk of suicide to add their name to a do-not-sell list.
Governor’s pitch to tax carbon makes it to the Senate floor, but time is running out.
Before heading to the governor’s desk, the bill will return to the Senate for another vote.
Critics slam the move as a blow to government transparency.
After the election of President Trump, many in Seattle and its surrounding communities let their anger be heard. Gov. Jay Inslee was one of them.
Inside the growing community of pinball-playing women making a scene in Seattle.
After passionate floor debate, the bill moves to the House.