Mudslides, washouts have made key sections of Cascadia’s major highways impassable

Mudslides and washouts precipitated by torrential rainfall have made highways on both sides of the United States - Canada border…

3 weeks ago

Ten months in, a plurality of Washingtonians still approve of Joe Biden’s job performance

49% of Washington State voters surveyed from November 10th-11th by NPI's pollster said they approved of Biden's job performance, while…

3 weeks ago

Interstate 5 crossing in Lewis County damaged by bridge strike, WSDOT says

"The right lane on northbound Interstate 5 at milepost 69.5, near the Koontz Road overpass is closed due to an…

3 weeks ago

The November general results are (mostly) in. How do they line up with our Seattle polling?

In this retrospective, NPI's founder and executive director assesses what our October 2021 poll findings were able to tell us…

3 weeks ago

71% of Washington voters surveyed back Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework

More than seven in ten likely 2022 Washington voters support the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework that President Joe Biden will sign…

3 weeks ago

Despite publicly fantasizing about killing a colleague, Arizona’s Paul Gosar is unlikely to face discipline from House Republicans

The House Republican Caucus in Washington, D.C., which once enforced behavioral standards, is increasingly a place where shows of violent…

3 weeks ago

Governor Jay Inslee appoints Steve Hobbs to be Washington’s next Secretary of State

Hobbs (D-44th District; Snohomish County) will take over on November 22nd from Republican Kim Wyman, the last Republican holding statewide…

3 weeks ago

Lynnwood’s $40 city vehicle fee stays intact in victory for multimodal transportation

A Tim Eyman-backed attempt in the Snohomish County city of Lynnwood to repeal the city's $40/year vehicle fee has been…

3 weeks ago

Yo, NYT! Washington’s tax code is definitely regressive, but the state’s Democratic leaders have actually been working on changing that

"Blue States, You're the Problem" certainly has excellent production values and slick visuals. The discussion, on the other hand, leaves…

3 weeks ago

Kathy Lambert has conceded the 3rd King County Council District race to Sarah Perry

Lambert has yet to publish a statement commenting on the election results on her Facebook page, website, or other social…

4 weeks ago

Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (November 1st-5th)

The week's major votes included House passage of the Protect Older Job Applicants Act and designations of land for several…

4 weeks ago

British Columbia Premier John Horgan: Comfortable in power, but embarking on his second fight with cancer

Horgan, who leads the BCNDP, is known for pounding the B.C. Liberals on their (many) misdeeds while running the province…

4 weeks ago

Bipartisan infrastructure bill clears U.S. House of Representatives with bipartisan support

President Biden is expected to quickly sign it into law while Congress continues work on the remaining pieces of his…

4 weeks ago

Hamdi Mohamed passes Stephanie Bowman in tight race for Port of Seattle Position #3

Behind by 5,600 votes on Election Night and behind by 4,020 votes yesterday evening, Mohamed today jumped out to a…

4 weeks ago