Susan Grove (left),Bellevue, and Elizabeth Rhodes, Mercer Island, were part of a group asking Sen. Steve Litzow, R-Mercer Island, to pass the Reproductive Parity Act, which would continue insurance coverage for abortion.
Drivers on the SR 520 bridge will get a chance to plead their cases before a judge if they feel they got unfairly penalized for not paying a toll on time – and they can have the penalty thrown out if the judge buys their argument, under a bill by Rep. Cyrus Habib that was signed into law by Gov. Inslee.
A proposal by state Sen. Steve Litzow, R-Mercer Island, to transform the state’s most persistently failing schools has been signed by Gov. Jay Inslee. The measure won broad bipartisan support from the Legislature during its regular session, which ended April 28.
The Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) has fined Wade's Eastside Gun Shop, Inc. in Bellevue $23,480 for exposing workers to health hazards caused by lead exposure. Wade's was cited for 17 violations of worker safety and health rules at the business's indoor firing range.
King County Metro has identified 65 bus routes for possible elimination and an additional 86 with potential service reductions, due to a funding shortage. Twenty-three of those affected route through Bellevue.
The Bellevue Fire Department responded to a structure fire on the 1700 Block of 147th Ave this afternoon, after a real estate agent drove by the residence to check on it and noticed that there was smoke choking the interior.