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We answer your questions about pressing issues of the day


Ask the Foley Institute is a service of the Thomas S. Foley Institute of Public Policy and Public Service at Washington State University.  If you have a question you would like fact-based information about, you may email us at


Can Local Sheriffs Refuse to Enforce Washington’s Gun Control Laws?

Monday August 19, 2019

What does it mean to be held in contempt of Congress?

Monday, June 10, 2019

Abolishing the filibuster?

Monday, May 20, 2019

What about abolishing the Electoral College?

Monday, April 29, 2019

Can the President declare a national emergency to build a border wall?

Monday, February 18, 2019