News Releases

Rep. Tom Dent has received the 2017 Advocate of the Year Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The award was one of only two distributed by the AAP across the country, the other...

Georgia-Pacific announced Tuesday it will cut as many as 300 jobs at its Camas mill in the second quarter of 2018 and permanently shut down local production of paper used in printers and copiers, as...

The Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Board recently selected Option D from among several options DNR staff offered for establishing a Habitat Conservation Program (HCP) protecting the marbled murrelet. This...

Rep. Tom Dent has been selected to the stakeholder group that will be working on the Washington State Air Cargo Movement Study. The study was part of the transportation budget passed by the Legislature in the 2017...

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, and a bipartisan group of 11 lawmakers, recently sent a letter to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) urging the DNR board to align its approach for...

Rep. Dick Muri, R-Steilacoom, is part of a team of civic leaders hosting the City of Lakewood’s Veterans Day Ceremony, honoring the 100th anniversary of Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) and the...

Rep. Carolyn Eslick, R-Sultan, is hosting a “Coffee with your Representative” event in Monroe. The neighborhood coffee will take place Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 10:00 a.m. The informal event offers constituents...

Rep. Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale, has been selected to participate in the National Conference of State Legislatures’ (NCSL) Emerging Leaders Symposium Nov. 8-10 in San Jose, California. McCabe said she is honored to have been...

Sen. Judy Warnick, who chairs the Senate’s economic development-related committee, says a recent trade mission that took her, Rep. Tom Dent, and other local officials to Japan laid important groundwork for...

Washingtonians face an unprecedented uncertainty created by the state Supreme Court’s Hirst decision. As the Legislature has failed to correct this decision, rural Washingtonians are feeling the dire effects of this...