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The statistics are alarming, but real. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates prescription opioid misuse costs the United States $78.5 billion a year. Here in Washington state, the...

May 11, 2018

On the first floor of the state Capitol in the Page Room, photos are displayed of young people who served as legislative pages during the early years of the program. These images are an...

Nov. 7, 2017

In this opinion editorial, Rep. Dave Hayes discusses how the state and legislators have stepped up numerous times to keep the Island Transit Everett Connector operating, when the transit agency should...

June 27, 2014

In this opinion editorial, Rep. Dave Hayes says state legislators should no longer be exempt from receiving traffic tickets when the Legislature is in session.

Dec. 2, 2013