News Releases

‘We are sending a message that Washington state takes the mental health issues of our first responders seriously, and we take their private information seriously,’ says Graham Legislation to protect the...

April 19, 2019

A bill authored by Rep. Keith Goehner that will officially make any property sold by a county treasurer in a tax lien foreclosure sale to be sold “as is” was signed...

April 19, 2019

A bill sponsored by Rep. Kelly Chambers to update the monetary threshold for found property stored by local governments was signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Jay Inslee. House Bill 1764...

April 18, 2019

Recently, the state House of Representatives, on a party-line vote, approved Senate Bill 5600 relating to residential tenant protections. This bill attempts to reform current statute by making a number of...

April 17, 2019

By a vote of 97-1, the state House of Representatives approved a measure requested by Gov. Jay Inslee that would create the Governor’s Statewide Broadband Office. Senate Bill 5511 would also...

April 16, 2019

‘This is a big win for our veterans’ community and for rural Washington,’ says Maycumber Veterans living in northeast Washington and other rural counties throughout the state could receive assistance accessing...

April 16, 2019

The Washington State Senate has approved four bills authored by Rep. Michelle Caldier, R-Port Orchard. Three of the measures are heading directly to the governor for his signature. The fourth measure,...

April 16, 2019

A bill that takes a major step toward advancing the investigations and discovery of missing and murdered indigenous persons passed the Washington State Senate Friday and is on its way to...

April 16, 2019

Two of State Rep. Jeremie Dufault’s bills are on their way to the governor after unanimous passage Thursday in the Senate. House Bill 1534 would allow the Astria Toppenish Hospital to...

April 12, 2019

Recent news of Spokane Public Schools (SPS) issuing layoff notices to more than 300 employees due to a budget shortfall has drawn attention and ire from some in and around Spokane....

April 12, 2019