Seattle University has released the results of a seven-month study into the costs of the death penalty in Washington state and has found a more than $1 million price break in cases where capital punishment is not sought.
OLYMPIA — Most of the headlines surrounding Gov. Jay Inslee’s recent budget rollout focused on his plan to raise more than $1.4 billion in new revenue through tax increases and charges on carbon pollution.
SEATTLE — A puppy called Penny could be reunited with her worry-stricken U.S. owners by week’s end after she went on a nearly 2,400-mile road trip that took her to an Iowa truck stop and a Pennsylvania pet hospital, her family said on Tuesday.
SEATTLE — As a record production year winds down at Boeing, executives shrug off analysts’ worries about a possible downturn and express full confidence in busy years ahead for Washington state’s aerospace industry.
Snoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream failed a health inspection more than two months before it was shut down last week when two cases of listeria poisoning were linked by state officials to the Snohomish plant.
Japanese McDonald’s chains rationing French fries, Washington apples spoiling before they leave the state and imports of retail goods reaching docks but not reaching shelves — those are some of the impacts from union and port disagreements along the West Coast.
Starbucks, in a major revamp to its animal-welfare policy, has vowed to phase out buying eggs laid by hens tightly packed for life in crowded cages and pork products from farms that use gestation crates.
LOS ANGELES — Shipping lines and terminal operators at 29 U.S. West Coast ports asked the union representing 20,000 dockworkers on Monday to consent to federal mediation in contract negotiations, saying the parties remained far from a deal after seven months of talks.
SEATTLE— An expressway tunnel central to Seattle’s $3.1 billion roadway overhaul will not open to traffic until August 2017, extending by some nine months a delay-plagued project to replace a waterfront highway, state officials said.
Declaring it “time for polluters to pay their fair share,” Gov. Jay Inslee is proposing a sweeping new cap-and-trade system that would cut carbon emissions while generating $1 billion a year for schools, transportation projects and other programs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that warehouse workers who fill orders for retail giant Amazon don’t have to be paid for time spent waiting to pass through security checks at the end of their shifts.