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A bill sponsored by Rep. Norma Smith to curb ongoing compliance issues with the state's Regulatory Fairness Act (RFA), was signed into law Wednesday.

‘I think if DOL can send your barber a notice, they should do the same for those exercising their Second Amendment rights,’ says Taylor The state Department of Licensing (DOL) is...

“With more than forty miles of Puget Sound coastline, the work of the Partnership is vital to our region.” The governor signed a bill sponsored by Rep. Dick Muri, R-Steilacoom, that...

“I will continue to do all I can to support timber.” Legislation extending the expiration date to report timber purchase data to the Department of Revenue was signed into law today....

A bill sponsored by Rep. Bob McCaslin to remove growth management barriers to school construction in rural areas is headed to the governor's desk.

‘Mel leaves behind a legacy of helping the lives of his people with compassion and integrity,’ says Kretz The Washington State House of Representatives recently passed a resolution honoring longtime tribal...

Last week, the governor signed Rep. Gina McCabe’s bill to lower the fine incurred by individuals seeking affordable housing opportunities in mobile or manufactured homes. Currently, the Department of Labor and...

“Sober living clients should be put first in line for our public resources, but often unintentionally, they are put at the back of the line for help.” Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen,...

A capital budget spending plan passed by the Washington State House of Representatives last week includes $17,000 in funding for a replacement well at the Olmstead-Smith Historical Gardens. Rep. Matt Manweller was...

Legislation designed to ensure higher education students get the training and skills they need to enter the local workforce was signed into law this week by Governor Jay Inslee. House Bill...