Local Politics

Council blasts Condon budget

The Spokane City Council fired a broadside Friday morning at Mayor David Condon and his 2015 budget proposal, which calls for raised for Condon and his cabinet, with the council saying his proposal would be voted down unanimously.

Separating fact from fiction in I-594 advertising

The political ads are beginning to pick up with Election Day less than a month away, and on the ballot this year is Initiative 594, which would expand background checks for firearms statewide. However is what you're hearing in those ads true?

Patty Murray presses for federal ferry support

Senator Patty Murray invited U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on a trip across Puget Sound to emphasize the importance of ferries and hopefully to help secure future funding.

GOP candidate skips ads in secretary of state race

The Republican candidate for Idaho's secretary of state has remained almost completely silent advertising his campaign compared not only to his Democratic opponent but also to the rest of the candidates running in statewide offices.

Idaho governor ads heat up, hazy on details

 Idaho's gubernatorial candidates are honing their campaign messages as election season enters the homestretch. However, as political advertisements increase, not all include details proving their claims.