The Washington State Human Rights Commission was enacted by the Washington State Legislature in the 1940's and designed to handle issues of discrimination, especially when it involves state laws, policies and other legal procedures.
The Department of Ecology has released a revision on the first ever rule designed to reduce carbon pollution, and they actually want your opinions. The Department plans to act by late summer on putting this new Clean Air Rule into action.
Because it was passed quietly the day after Christmas, we're still learning about Washington state's transgender bathroom laws. What you don't know could get you sued, with the state backing the plaintiff, or even removed from a building-by force.
According to a study commissioned by the AAA Foundation for Public Safety, marijuana related fatal accidents went from 8% in 2013, to over 17% in 2014 after recreational pot was legalized. The study showed drivers involved in fatal accidents who had recently used pot before driving.
As per his typical liberal progressive attitude, Gov. Jay Inslee condemned the weekend campaign stops by GOP Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, saying "your kind of hate is not welcome in our state."