Jerry Cornfield

Should county, cities get piece of marijuana pie? | The Petri Dish

The financial stakes of the state’s new marijuana industry are no longer theoretical.

Back from Paris, Inslee aims to tackle carbon pollution | The Petri Dish

Nothing like a few days away from the office to get one’s spirit rejuvenated and energy recharged.

What may distract, engage lawmakers this year | The Petri Dish

With the start of another year comes the promise of another session of the state Legislature and the prospect — no, make that a guarantee — of more laws.

They’re talking McCleary again, but that won’t be enough | The Petri Dish

Fines are mounting against the state for not having a plan to ensure public schools are adequately funded.

State’s struggle with charter schools | The Petri Dish

Try as it might, Washington just can’t get this charter school thing down right.

Troy who? Auditor’s office keeps going under steady hand | The Petri Dish

When the state’s duly elected auditor disappears while in office does anyone notice beyond the shadow of the Capitol dome?

Teachers miffed over lawmakers’ raise | The Petri Dish

State lawmakers are up for a raise in the next two years.

State auditor doesn’t have much choice: Tough it out or quit | The Petri Dish

No one but Troy Xavier Kelley knows how long he will be the state auditor of Washington.