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A bill modifying the current fee structure for surface mining, and another reducing the current growth management restrictions on school siting were recently signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee. State...

Despite a negotiated agreement between Republicans and Democrats in the House and Senate, Gov. Jay Inslee today vetoed a section of Senate Bill 5977, which would have reduced the business and...

A bill sponsored by Rep. Drew MacEwen to change high school assessment and graduation requirements was signed into law by the governor Friday.

A bill designed to retain and protect the state’s Public Works Assistance Account (PWAA) was signed into law today by Gov. Jay Inslee. Rep. Vicki Kraft, R-Vancouver, was one of four...

A measure that would change the state’s Growth Management Act (GMA) to allow limited development along the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad in Clark County and short-line rail in Okanogan County was signed into...

A bill sponsored by Rep. Bob McCaslin to authorize new school construction outside of designated urban growth areas has been approved by the state House.

The Washington House of Representatives took action Friday to pass a new state operating budget, an education funding bill and a measure that would increase several taxes. Senate Bill 5883 enacts a...

Just hours before the end of the state’s fiscal cycle Friday, the Washington House of Representatives passed a two-year state operating budget of $43.7 billion. Senate Bill 5883 was approved by a vote of...

With support from Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, the House passes a $6 billion K-12 education funding package to satisfy McCleary and offer state-wide property tax reforms.