- Senate panel passes bill lifting crude oil export ban Updated: Jul-30-15 5:37 pm
WASHINGTON - A Senate panel approved energy legislation Thursday that would lift the 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports and open more areas of the Arctic, Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean to oil and gas exploration.
- Committee picked to help pick federal judges in Seattle Updated: Jul-29-15 3:04 pm
SEATTLE - A bipartisan committee will help select candidates for federal judgeships in Seattle.
- Sen. Cantwell's bill aims to address water issues in Yakima Updated: Jul-01-15 7:02 pm
YAKIMA, Washington - U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell has introduced legislation aimed at ensuring a reliable supply of water for farmers, municipalities, fish, tribes and others in the Yakima River Basin.