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Arlene's Flowers case will be heard by State Supreme Court-the appeal (Arlene's Flowers Facebook)
Arlene's Flowers case will be heard by State Supreme Court-the appeal (Arlene's Flowers Facebook)
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State Supreme Court will Hear Arlene’s Flowers Appeal

In an important step in this long-running battle between Arlene's Flowers and the Washington State Attorney General, the Washington State Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal from owner Barronelle Stutzman's attorneys.

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Oregon restaurant, hotel officials say wage will kill jobs (Getty Images)
Oregon restaurant, hotel officials say wage will kill jobs (Getty Images)
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Oregon Governor Signs $15 Minimum Wage Into Law

Oregon's new minimum wage law is considered landmark by some, deadly by others. The bill signed into law Thursday by Gov. Kate Brown will raise their minimum wage to $15 per hour faster than any state in the U.S. so far.

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Attorney General goes after lobbying group who supported food labeling bill, for campaign violations. (WA State Attorney Generals office)
Attorney General goes after lobbying group who supported food labeling bill, for campaign violations. (WA State Attorney Generals office)
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Major Judgement Sought Against WA Food Labeling Initiative Supporter

The Washington State Attorney General's office is asking a judge for a summary judgement against an out-of-state lobbying firm that was supporting the failed Initiative 522 back in 2013, the 'food labeling' initiative concerning GMO products.

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Original 2013 plan for Tri-Cities Regional Aquatic Center (Regional Public Facilities District)
Original 2013 plan for Tri-Cities Regional Aquatic Center (Regional Public Facilities District)
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Aquatic Center Project in Pasco Not Dead, New Study Approved

The Regional Public Facilities District has approved a new study that will re-examine and modify the failed 2013 Regional Aquatic Center plan that was approved by voters in Pasco and Franklin County, but rejected in Richland, Kennewick and Benton County. The measure failed to pass. (Pictured is the original 2013 project).

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Prosser pot shop staying open durign appeal process (Getty Images)
Prosser pot shop staying open durign appeal process (Getty Images)
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Prosser Pot Shop Hit With Violations-Could Face Closure

The owners of Altitude in Prosser say the issues are technical ones, and they are confident they will remain open.

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What effect will new bath, locker room rules have on you? (Getty Images)
What effect will new bath, locker room rules have on you? (Getty Images)
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How Will WA State Transgender Bathroom Law Affect You, Businesses?

With all this talk out of Olympia about the 'transgender bathroom laws,' there's a lot of confusion. What exactly does the new law stipulate? How will it affect businesses or even schools? We take a look at what it says.

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Proposed bill would handcuff employers (Getty Images)
Proposed bill would handcuff employers (Getty Images)
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Proposed Bill Would Keep Strip Employers Rights to Schedule Workers As Needed

Have you heard the new buzzword in Olympia? It's called "secure scheduling," and you will hear about it this election season. Fresh off their drive to get a $15 minimum wage in Seattle and some other cities, Working Washington now wants to take away a business owner or managers right to schedule employees as they see fit.

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Arlene's Flowers attorney's hoping Supreme Court will hear appeal (Arlene's Flowers-Facebook)
Arlene's Flowers attorney's hoping Supreme Court will hear appeal (Arlene's Flowers-Facebook)
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Arlene’s Flowers Attorneys File Brief in Supreme Court Appeal

The lawyers representing Barronelle Stutzman, the owner of Arlene's Flowers, in her Supreme Court appeal, have filed a brief with the court.

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Another SEIU local in WA fined by Attorney General (Washington state legislative website)
Another SEIU local in WA fined by Attorney General (Washington state legislative website)
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Another WA SEIU Labor Union Busted by Attorney General

For the secondĀ  time in less than a week, another WA local branch of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has been hit with a sizable fine by the Washington State Attorney General, for the same issues.

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State Transportation Secretary fired by legislatures (Getty Images)
State Transportation Secretary fired by legislatures (Getty Images)
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Senate ‘Fires’ WA State Transportation Secretary

You're probably aware of the numerous issues facing the Washington State Department of Transportation, from the delays on the Seattle Tunnel Project, to the 520 Seattle-area new bridge issues. Well, it has cost a state official their job.

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