State of Washington
Extremely useful website for government information, educational information, state news, website services including tab renewal, ordering vital records, ordering license and permits, etc.
Washington State Auditor’s Office
The State Auditor’s Office independently serves the citizens of Washington by promoting accountability, fiscal integrity and openness in state and local government. Working with these governments, we strive to ensure the proper use of public resources. Website features include reports, contracts and recent jobs, recent audits, and annual reports available to the public.
Washington State Convention and Trade Center
Website includes booking information, an event calendar, photo gallery, Seattle weather and tourist information.
Washington State Courts
This website details current events in the judicial system of the state, court forms and rulings, the State Law Library Online, and a site search for court dates, and data requests.
Washington State Data Book
Pierce county profile with general information; population change, marriages, divorces; City and Town population; Population by Race and Hispanic Origin; State Revenue Distributed to County Governments; Real Estate Excise Tax Collection; County Revenue and Expenditures; Average Monthly Employment and Total Wages; Public Assistance Programs; Public K-12 Schools; Transportation: Driver and Vehicle Registrations; Population by Age and Sex
Washington State Department of Ecology
Ecology is Washington’s principal environmental management agency. Missions are to protect, preserve and enhance Washington’s environment, and promote the wise management of our air, land and water for the benefit of current and future generations. Website includes land proposals, land laws and rules, events, environmental information, a search option, and several useful online services.
Washington State Department of Financial Institutions
DFI provides regulatory oversight for our state’s financial service providers. The department was created by combining pre-existing units from two state agencies in October, 1993. Although relatively new, the agency’s beginnings date back to the early 1900s, with the organization of the Division of Banking on June 12, 1907, and the Division of Securities in the 1930s.
Washington State Department of Health
Includes health data, vital certificate ordering, health news, and a search option.
Washington State Department of Personnel
The mission of the Department of Personnel is to support and facilitate state government’s efforts to attract, develop, and retain a productive and diverse workforce that is capable of delivering quality services to the citizens of Washington State. The website includes general and job information as well as training opportunities for the state of Washington.
Washington State Department of Revenue
The Department of Revenue is strongly committed to providing service to its taxpayers and the public. We continuously strive to simplify the tax reporting process, enhance services, and develop tools to encourage voluntary compliance. Website includes laws and regulations, news, publications, and statistical reports.
Washington State Department of Transportation
Apart from over 100 different camera locations to monitor traffic, the DOT website offers transportation news, government-related transportation information, and current construction projects.
Washington State Governor’s Office
The governor’s website includes his political agenda priorities, personal information and agenda of the governor, news, and events.
Washington State Insurance Commissioner
Includes news, small business tips, rules and regulations, publications, and brokers useful to consumers and businesses.
Washington State Labor Council
The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, is the largest labor organization in the Evergreen State, representing more than 450,000 rank-and-file union members across Washington. The WSLC, a state federation of the AFL-CIO, is a voluntary non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and strengthening the rights and conditions of working people and their families. Website includes legislative issues and political education related to labor unions.
Washington State Legislature
The Washington State Legislature page exclusively describes bills, the status of bills, as well as Washington state information and news.
Washington State Office of Community Development
The mission is to provide financial and technical resources to build livable communities within the state. The website is a great tool for information by county, city, and community, as well as a comprehensive list of all state and federal programs by topic and a large phone list by topic.
Washington State Department of Commerce
Commerce is the state’s lead agency responsible for enhancing and promoting sustainable community and economic vitality in Washington. The agency administers a diverse portfolio of more than 100 programs and several state boards and commissions, all focused on achieving one clear and simple mission: to grow and improve jobs in Washington.
Commerce’s key customers include businesses, local governments and community-based organizations. The agency also plays the crucial role of convening numerous local, state, regional and federal partners and stakeholders, public and private. You can view organization charts and fact sheets about Commerce programs in the Agency Resource Book.
Washington State Quick Facts U.S. Census Bureau
Statistical information regarding geography, business, and people from the 2000 U.S. Census by topic, county, or state.
Washington State Travel
This website is dedicated to promoting travel to Washington state and includes detailed information about weather, national news, event ticket booking options, stock quotes, hotel reservations, local tourist hot spots, and travel packets.