LTTE: A Tone Deaf Legislature by Michelle Darnell


Paid postage did not increase voter turnout

It didn’t appear to have moved the needle on turnout statewide as some hoped, Wyman said. It did change voters’ behavior with 61 percent choosing to use the mail rather than a drop box to get their ballot in. In 2017, a majority preferred drop boxes.

Why WA property taxes are going up, and it isn’t improving education

States sue U.S. over policy tying funds to immigration compliance

WA State Supreme Court weighs validity of charter school law

Teachers unions and other groups have sued over the 2016 charter school law, which lawmakers enacted after the justices struck down a 2012 voter-approved initiative that allowed charter schools for the first time in Washington.