News Releases

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

State Reps. Marcus Riccelli (D-Spokane) and Mike Volz (R-Spokane) released the following statements regarding today’s ruling by Spokane County Superior Court in favor of the Responsible Representation Act (SHB 2887), which...

Aug. 16, 2019

Following the election of Rep. Laurie Jinkins, D-Tacoma, as Speaker-designate of the House Wednesday, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, issued the following statement: “On behalf of the House Republican Caucus,...

July 31, 2019

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, has been selected to serve on a legislative task force directed to explore providing remote-testimony options for committee hearings in the Washington State House of Representatives....

July 29, 2019

Rep. Tom Dent has been elected to the board of directors of the State Agriculture and Rural Leaders (SARL) organization. The organization focuses on cooperation, leadership and educational opportunities for state...

July 24, 2019

Tenth District Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, has released the following statement in response to Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s lawsuit against the U.S. Navy over its expanded Growler jet operations...

July 23, 2019

In the past decade, perhaps no two issues have affected local communities, ranchers and families in Northeast Washington more than wolves and wildfires. Last week, a bipartisan group of lawmakers joined...

July 16, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, wants to end the practice of introducing title-only bills. The 19th District lawmaker has drafted legislation to be introduced during the next legislative session that would close...

July 2, 2019

Rep. Carolyn Eslick, R-Sultan, has been selected by members of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to receive their 2019 Behavioral Health Champion Award for her work on improving access...

June 26, 2019

Rep. Gina Mosbrucker, R-Goldendale, has been elected as a Washington State Director with Women in Government, a national bipartisan organization supporting women legislators. “I am honored to have been selected to be...

June 25, 2019