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Nearly 1,000 employers have hired 4,242 veterans since Rep. Mosbrucker’s YesVets legislation passed in 2016. Mosbrucker discusses how more employers can get involved. For more information, visit: https://esd.wa.gov/yesvets.

Sept. 13, 2019

SUGGESTED LEAD: A new law is now in effect requiring employers to display a poster in the workplace that provides resource information for domestic violence victims to get help. The poster...

Sept. 4, 2019

A month ago, the Joint State House/Senate Transportation Committee met in Olympia and heard an update on the governor’s plans to use a so-called “Section 601 letter” to rewrite our recently...

Aug. 31, 2019

A new domestic violence survivor resources poster that will be featured in all Washington workplaces was unveiled today (Friday) during a news conference at the YWCA of Yakima by Rep. Gina...

Aug. 30, 2019

Rep. Gina Mosbrucker, R-Goldendale, and Suzi LeVine, commissioner of the Washington Employment Security Department (ESD), will hold a news conference Friday, Aug. 30, 9:30 a.m. at the YWCA of Yakima to...

Aug. 29, 2019

Background: The Legislature passed the state’s two-year transportation budget, House Bill 1160, near the end of the 2019 legislative session. Six single-sentence provisions relating to public transportation grants were stricken by...

Aug. 29, 2019

Rep. Gina Mosbrucker says new figures released by the Department of Employment Security (ESD) show 990 employers across the state are now participating in the YesVets program and 4,195 veterans have...

Aug. 23, 2019

In the next few days, the Park Royal Health and Rehabilitation Center nursing home in Longview will close—permanently. The closure of this award-winning nursing home — which specializes in caring for...

Aug. 23, 2019

Rep. Michelle Caldier is inviting local residents to join her Wednesday, Aug. 28, in Lakebay for an informal coffee meeting to discuss issues involving the 26th Legislative District. “I am honored...

Aug. 23, 2019

Short and Maycumber receive awards to improve bone-marrow donation awareness Sen. Shelly Short and Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber have been recognized for their work on legislation to increase awareness of the process...

Aug. 22, 2019