News Releases

Rep. Morgan Irwin was recently appointed to the Commercially Sexually Exploited Children Statewide Coordinating Committee. Irwin replaces former state Rep. Linda Kochmar, R-Federal Way. The Legislature created the committee in 2013 to...

This month, the Office of the Insurance Commissioner announced Klickitat County may be without health insurance coverage in 2018 as carriers have not filed plans in the county for Washington state’s...

The Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council released its quarterly state revenue forecast today. According to Chief Economist and Executive Director Steve Lerch, the General Fund-State (GF-S) revenue forecast has...

Legislative proposal seeks to help increase healthcare coverage options for rural residents. Today in Olympia, Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, introduced the Washington Patient Choice Restoration Act. The bill would make it...

The Washington State Senate voted Tuesday to approve a bill that would change the state’s Growth Management Act (GMA) to allow limited development along the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad in Clark County. Senate...

State Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen says that, recent events at The Evergreen State College have highlighted the need for stronger state public policy reaffirming both the First Amendment to the U.S....

According to a recent analysis, Rep. Paul Graves had the most independent voting during the 2017 legislative session.

With the recent reprehensible actions of a group of students at The Evergreen State College receiving national media attention and little or no action from the college’s administration to resolve the discord, Rep....

Reps. Michelle Caldier and Ruth Kagi will be holding a town hall meeting June 10 to discuss the future of foster care in Washington state.

Rep. Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale, has been selected to serve on three committees operated by national organizations that support state legislatures in public policy development.