Schools have been forced to cut after-school programs, preschool sessions and other extra services for students since the state lost its No Child Left Behind waiver earlier this year, school district representatives told a legislative committee Friday. Continue reading School districts cutting programs since losing No Child Left Behind waiver
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Eight months after the deadly Oso mudslide, people living in the community are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and struggling to move forward. Continue reading Community struggling with PTSD, economic recovery in the wake of Oso mudslide
Economic forecasters said Wednesday the state is on track to collect $36.9 billion in the next two-year budget cycle, about $275 million more than they previously forecasted. But it is still not enough to cover current government services and K-12 education obligations. Lawmakers will be facing about a $2.2 billion dollar shortfall for the 2015-17 budget. Continue reading Lawmakers facing budget shortfall, say Initiative 1351 ‘creates a problem’
This week on "The Impact:" Look inside dozens of unclaimed safe deposit boxes that will be auctioned off by the state Dept. of Revenue. Continue reading On ‘The Impact:’ State auctions off unclaimed treasures, carbon emissions update
A task force convened by Gov. Jay Inslee to help craft a carbon pricing policy released its final report on Monday that examines both a cap-and-trade system and a carbon tax, although the group stopped short of making a policy recommendation. Continue reading Carbon task force issues report on cap-and-trade and carbon tax approaches
It's committee week, and TVW will be covering several meetings live this week. Here's a look: Continue reading On TVW for committee week: 2015 budget preview, McCleary impact, ebola readiness and mental health
Four Democratic incumbents appear to have lost their seats in the Washington State House, while another race remains too close to call. Continue reading Election update: Republicans expected to gain seats in the state House
The USS Olympia took part in two major wars, carried home the body of the Unknown Soldier and is one of the last surviving Naval ships of its era. It's also falling into disrepair, and will be sent to the scrapyard unless enough money is raised to save it. Continue reading Former state leaders mobilize to save sinking USS Olympia
Here's a round-up of early election results. Continue reading Round-up of early election results: GOP retains control of State Senate, gun control measure wins
On this week's edition of "The Impact," we wrap up the election results and look at how it will shape the 2015 Legislature. Continue reading On ‘The Impact’ tonight: Election results and wolf update
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