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Legislation sponsored by Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, to regulate the collection and use of biometric data by state agencies was signed into law Tuesday.

A bill sponsored by Rep. Melanie Stambaugh to expedite payments to subcontractors working on public projects was signed into law by the governor Tuesday.

Rep. Liz Pike issued the following statement today after Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed her measure, House Bill 1504. The measure would have allowed limited development of freight rail dependent facilities along the Chelatchie...

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed two bills into law prime-sponsored by Rep. Cary Condotta. House Bill 1038 will allow small wineries to increase the number of locations where they may serve samples of their...

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed Rep. Matt Manweller’s pension policy legislation protecting public hospital districts from substantive costs. It also means a change in pension for some emergency medical technicians (EMTs). Manweller says House...

Several years of work by Rep. Terry Nealey to find the right formula to reduce abusive, excessive public records requests while preserving open access to government records came to a culmination...

Small forest landowners will get some assistance in reducing wildfire risk on their property with the signing into law of House Bill 1924. The governor signed the bill sponsored by Rep. Tom...

Now that the 105-day regular session of the Washington State Legislature is complete, Rep. Dick Muri has opened his 28th District office. The office was closed during the regular Legislative session...

The Office of the Insurance Commissioner quietly announced on Tuesday that Community Health Plan of Washington will be leaving the Washington Health Benefit Exchange (exchange) marketplace, and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan...

Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill today that will help local authorities with wildfire education, prevention and response – with a focus on preventing homelessness. Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber sponsored the legislation as...