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The power of constituency is a key component in the legislative process in Olympia. Sixteenth District Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, saw how beneficial his constituents’ voices are through a trio of...

May 14, 2019

Now that the 105-day legislative session in Olympia has concluded, Rep. Bill Jenkin has re-opened his district office in Pasco. “It’s great to be home and back in our beautiful district....

May 14, 2019

With the opening of his district office in Yakima, residents have direct access to meet with 14th Legislative District Representative Chris Corry and his staff. Corry maintained an office in Olympia...

May 13, 2019

A measure that will establish the Pesticide Application Safety Committee was signed into law by Gov. Inslee on Thursday. Senate Bill 5550, which passed the Legislature with near unanimous support, is...

May 10, 2019

With the opening of his district office in Quincy, residents have direct access to meet with 13th Legislative District Representative Alex Ybarra and his staff. Ybarra maintained an office in Olympia...

May 10, 2019

One of the many issues at the forefront of the 2019 legislative session in Olympia was the state’s housing affordability crisis. Gov. Jay Inslee recently signed a bill into law that...

May 10, 2019

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, gives a breakdown of the good, bad and ugly of the 2019 legislative session, which concluded on April 28. He...

May 9, 2019

A bill that will allow owners who have converted their motorcycles into snow bikes to hold concurrent motorcycle/snow bike licenses was signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Jay Inslee. The measure...

May 8, 2019

As featured in the Dayton Chronicle and Prosser Record-Bulletin One thing we can always count on, in good times and bad: there will always be pressure on the state Legislature to...

May 8, 2019

Two hospital notification bills authored by 26th District State Rep. Michelle Caldier were signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Jay Inslee. House Bill 1016, would require hospitals to notify a rape...

May 7, 2019