Tuesday Aug 19
State lawmakers voice outrage over latest ferry system woes
Local lawmakers are firing angry criticism at the Washington State Ferries over the latest gaffe that made some Seahawks fans very unhappy ahead of the first home game of the NFL preseason - just days after a major ferry breakdown and suspension of a top ferry executive.
Bainbridge Island Review
Rep. Appleton appointed to Joint Committee on Veterans' and Military Affairs
State Rep. Sherry Appleton was appointed last week to a seat on the Washington state Legislature's Joint Committee on Veterans' and Military Affairs.
Legislature passes veteran in-state tuition bill
A bill that would allow veterans to pay in-state college tuition without waiting a year to establish residency made it through the Legislature and is headed to the governor's desk.
The News Tribune
Veteran in-state tuition bill clears Legislature, heads to Inslee
Lawmakers waited until the last minute to award veterans in-state tuition at Washington colleges and universities, but ultimately the popular legislation made it through the Legislature before it adjourned Thursday.