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Legislation to provide the Washington State Beef Commission clear direction on their priorities and improve the transparency of its financial operation has been signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee. Rep. Tom Dent said House...

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed into law a bill that directs the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to conduct an elk management...

Forty-second District Reps. Vincent Buys and Luanne Van Werven issued the following joint statement today after Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed a section of the transportation budget that would have provided funding...

Legislators, along with friends and family of the late House Page Supervisor Gina Grant Bull, gathered in Gov. Jay Inslee’s office Tuesday as they watched the governor affix his signature to...

This week, the governor signed an $8.5 billion transportation budget. Of the funding provided in the new, two-year budget, nearly $9 million will be funneled to projects impacting the 5th Legislative...

Consumers will soon know exactly how much fuel tax they are paying when pulling up to the pump. In the transportation budget signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Jay Inslee is the...

Commissioners involved in a nine county consortium received relief with a bill sponsored by Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy. House Bill 1983 provides new flexibility for member counties using Martin Hall Juvenile...

A bill that will expand the ability to prosecute voyeurism was signed into law yesterday, thanks to legislation sponsored by Rep. Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale. Voyeurism occurs when someone views, photographs, or...

A bill that will allow some nonprofit senior centers to qualify for property tax exemptions was signed into law yesterday. The impetus for the bill, which was sponsored by Rep. Dan Griffey,...

A family in Wapato can now celebrate after a bill was signed into law today that will help individuals with special needs during emergencies. Travis King, a 12-year-old boy with autism...