News Releases

Rep. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, helps bring farmers to the table in "Breakfast After the Bell" legislation aimed at ending hunger in public schools.

Rep. Brandon Vick has introduced legislation to reinstate the lower business and occupation tax rate for manufacturing companies that was initially agreed upon in the 2017 operating budget. House Bill 2393 would set...

Legislation that would allow the Department of Fish and Wildlife to use best available science practices when managing state forests received a public hearing in the House Agriculture and Natural Resources...

With the opening Monday of the 2018 legislative session, Rep. Norm Johnson has temporarily closed his district office in Yakima, relocating it at the state Capitol in Olympia where he has received...

Rep. Vicki Kraft, R-Vancouver, introduced legislation that would help retired farmers, or those looking to retire. The 17th District lawmaker’s proposal would allow aging farmers to continue to have their land...

Legislators from the 42nd Legislative District, Reps. Vincent Buys and Luanne Van Werven, introduced legislation Monday to protect Washingtonians from property tax increases as a result of levy reform the Legislature passed in 2017....

Rep. Paul Graves, R-Fall City, has been appointed to the House Appropriations Committee and promoted to Assistant Ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee on the first day of the 2018...

State Rep. Mike Volz, R-Spokane Valley, received his committee assignments in advance of the 2018 legislative session. Volz, who began the second year of his two-year term Monday, was appointed to...

On Sunday evening, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department lost one of their own. Deputy Daniel A. McCartney, 34, of Yelm, responded to a residential burglary call in the Frederickson area. As...

Rep. Dick Muri, R-Steilacoom, issued the following statement following the shooting death of Pierce County Deputy Daniel McCartney, 34, of Yelm. The deputy was shot and killed while responding to a...