The Spokesman-Review
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

As the state of Washington moves forward on a new law to expand Spokane County’s board of commissioners from three members to five, the county is pushing back, and is planning a lawsuit to block the expansion.

Gov. Jay Inslee signed the bill in March, requiring counties with populations of more than 400,000 residents to have a board of five commissioners elected by district in both the primary and general elections.