Oregon Gov. Kotek will let expanded self-serve gas become law

BY: - July 30, 2023

Gov. Tina Kotek won’t veto a hotly debated bill to let more Oregonians pump their own gas, but she does plan to nix funding for studies on a Salem streetcar and decriminalizing prostitution. Kotek on Friday released a list of bills she is considering vetoing and spending items she plans to run her red pen […]

Inslee axes special education study, drawing bipartisan rebuke

BY: - May 19, 2023

As the state prepares to boost funding for special education by $400 million in the next two years, the governor has angered lawmakers in both parties by nixing a study to see if students are receiving the services they are entitled to. Lawmakers wanted a performance audit of Washington’s system of providing special education to […]