A committee makes a last-minute switcheroo leaving 78 would-be public commenters, waiting to testify on what was advertised, holding an empty bag.
High-profile GOP incumbents and other moderates were targeted — and defeated — by gun-rights, party-purity and anti-tax-group-backed candidates.
Protestors opposing Gordon’s COVID-19 response are influenced by Tea Party, libertarian roots and polling suggests most in the state disagree.
Lawmakers sponsoring the measures tied the proposal to the Laurie Nichols saga, the “poor optics” that came after and other controversies involving the UW board of trustees.
The Legislature, in collaboration with industry-insiders, has passed a raft of industry-friendly legislation. Now the state waits to see who comes.