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Comcast sued by Attorney General (Cindy Ord-Getty Images)
Comcast sued by Attorney General (Cindy Ord-Getty Images)
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Comcast (Xfinity) Sued For $100 Million by WA State Attorney General

The telecommunications giant has been hit with a whopper of a lawsuit, claiming a variety of violations of the Consumer Protection Act.

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Attorney General opposes oil terminal (Getty Images)
Attorney General opposes oil terminal (Getty Images)
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WA Attorney General Opposes Vancouver Oil Train Terminal Project

Hmmm...we didn't know the job description of the Attorney General included environmental projects. We thought he was the state's top attorney.

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State Treasurer wants income tax (Getty Images)
State Treasurer wants income tax (Getty Images)
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Official Wants 5% Income Tax to Fund WA Schools

This is sure to set off controversy in and out of the legislature. The State Treasurer wants an income tax on wealthier families.

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Lawsuit seeks to force immediate safety changes at Hanford Tank Farms (KNDU-TV DOE)
Lawsuit seeks to force immediate safety changes at Hanford Tank Farms (KNDU-TV DOE)
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Lawsuit Filed to Force New Safety Procedures at Hanford

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson and officials from UA Local 598 along with the group Hanford Challenge have filed with a federal court to force immediate changes to safety procedures at Hanford.

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Prosser's only Hispanic council member stepping down (City of Prosser)
Prosser's only Hispanic council member stepping down (City of Prosser)
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Prosser’s Only Hispanic City Council Member Resigns

At first glance, you might think pressure or other issues, but his reason for leaving is geographical. But now it leaves the City Council in a pickle with the Department of Agriculture.

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What to look for when renting an apartment (Getty Images)
What to look for when renting an apartment (Getty Images)
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7 Things You Must Do When Renting an Apartment

We haven't been watching too many episodes of Criminal Minds, these are just good safety tips to consider when renting or looking at renting an apartment. With the Tri-Cities having a bit of a housing shortage when it comes to homes, renting becoming an option for many.

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Original 2013 Aquatic Center proposal (Tri-Cities Regional Public Facilities District)
Original 2013 Aquatic Center proposal (Tri-Cities Regional Public Facilities District)
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Pasco Ready to Try Again on Aquatic Center

Due to strong support from Pasco and Franklin County, city officials are ready to look at giving a public aquatic center another try. Pictured is the regional facility that was rejected in 2013.

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Money race for 4th District heats up (Getty Images)
Money race for 4th District heats up (Getty Images)
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Newhouse Far Ahead of Didier in ‘Money’ Race for Congress

Two years ago, Rep. Dan Newhouse narrowly defeated Clint Didier in the race to see who would replace the retiring Doc Hastings from the 4th Congressional District. Despite having a distinct fund-raising advantage, Newhouse beat Didier by only a few percentage points. It was the first time in state history that two candidates from THE SAME party faced each other in a Congressional election.

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New amendment cuts off legal fee funding for frivolous environmental suits (Getty Images)
New amendment cuts off legal fee funding for frivolous environmental suits (Getty Images)
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New Law Could Put An End to Most Environmental Lawsuits?

It's actually an amendment to an existing federal law, but it could be a groundbreaking piece of legislation, perhaps one that will stop the never-ending stream of environmental lawsuits we've seen over the years.

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Green2Go in Finley (Google Street View)
Green2Go in Finley (Google Street View)
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Pot Inches Closer to Tri-Cities, Marijuana Store Opens in Finley

Although Richland, Pasco and Kennewick have indefinite bans on the growth, processing and sale of marijuana, and are likely to stay that way, it's legal in the rest of Benton County.

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