The Legislature has approved a supplemental transportation budget that gives Washington State Patrol troopers a pay raise and aims to fix congestion on the Interstate 405 corridor. Continue reading Supplemental transportation budget approved by Legislature
This week on “The Impact,” host Anita Kissée interviews Sen. Curtis King, R- Yakima, and Sen. Steve Hobbs, D- Lake Stevens, about the Senate vote to fire Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson Continue reading On ‘The Impact:’ Senators discuss the removal of WSDOT Secretary
Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed Roger Millar to be the acting Secretary of Transportation for the Washington State Department of Transportation. This comes after the Senate vote on Friday not to confirm Lynn Peterson three years after she was appointed to the position by the governor Continue reading Gov. Inslee appoints Roger Millar acting secretary of transportation
The Republican-majority Senate voted to dismiss Washington Secretary of Transportation Lynn Peterson from her position Friday by not confirming her three years after she was appointed to the job by Gov. Jay Inslee. Continue reading Senate votes to remove WSDOT Secretary Lynn Peterson
On "The Impact" this week, state legislators look at the new Interstate 405 express toll lanes and whether they're moving traffic faster -- or slowing other cars down. Continue reading I-405 express lane tolling on ‘The Impact’
Ride the Ducks has been suspended from operating in Washington since a deadly September crash and state officials on Tuesday said they expect that suspension to continue through early next year. Continue reading Ride the Ducks suspension expected to continue through next year
The state Legislature adjourned on July 10 after a record-setting 176 days. In this hour-long edition of "Legislative Year in Review," we recap the highlights of the significant bills that passed -- and failed to pass -- during the regular and overtime sessions. Continue reading ‘Legislative Year in Review’ recaps the extended 2015 session
The state House passed a $7.6 billion transportation budget on Wednesday that includes salaries for the State Patrol and continues road, bridge and ferry projects funded by past gas tax increases. Continue reading House passes $7.6 billion transportation budget to continue work on current projects
With a week left in Washington's legislative session, transportation proposals in the House and Senate remain about $4 billion apart in taxing authority for Sound Transit. Continue reading Puget Sound leaders call on lawmakers to fund light rail expansion
A bill aiming to address drivers' complaints about the Washington State Department of Transportation's Good-to-Go tolling system is moving forward, as it passed unanimously in the House Tuesday afternoon, with amendments. Continue reading Good-to-Go problems? Bill aims to address complaints
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