State Relations

Women Rule in Washington State Politics

Happy New Year to all Capitol Update blog readers.  It’s cold, wet and rainy in Olympia today which can mean only one thing — the legislative session is just around the corner.

Here’s an interesting story from David Ammons of the Associated Press and the dean of Olympia political reporters that stems from a new ranking from the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University which pegs Washington State as No. 3 in the country for the percentage of women in the state Legislature.