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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.

‘This budget is far from perfect, but it is a solid step forward to more opportunity and prosperity for our communities back home,’ says Chandler   The Washington State Legislature passed today...

Reps. Cary Condotta and Mike Steele, both R-Chelan, talk with KPQ’s Michael Knight about frustrations of deciding a budget on the last day of the state’s fiscal cycle.

Reps. Cary Condotta and Mike Steele, both R-Chelan, talk with KOZI’s Jay Witherbee about the compromise state operating budget agreement reached in the Legislature and their concerns about the taxes that...