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On Sunday, the Washington State Legislature approved the 2019-21 capital budget. The $4.9 billion budget funds public works projects statewide, as well as other long-term investments. Washington’s 25th Legislative District will...

May 3, 2019

Gov. Jay Inslee recently vetoed 13th District Rep. Tom Dent’s legislation that would give childcare centers more time to comply with required professional development standards. Dent’s House Bill 1866, which passed both...

May 3, 2019

On Sunday, the Washington State Legislature passed a new, two-year capital budget that invests $4.9 billion in projects across the state. It invests more than $1 billion in K-12 schools, $308...

May 3, 2019

Four bills prime sponsored by Rep. Gina Mosbrucker, R-Goldendale, were signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday and Tuesday. Two others were signed into law the week before and...

May 1, 2019

Lawmakers approved the final version of the state’s 2019-21 biennial capital budget Sunday afternoon. The plan spends $4.9 billion, $3.22 billion of which is from the sale of general obligation bonds....

May 1, 2019

In a 96-2 vote Sunday, the Legislature approved the state’s 2019-21 transportation budget. The budget allocates money for maintenance and development of the state’s transportation infrastructure, such as roads, ferries and...

May 1, 2019

On Sunday, the Washington State Legislature approved the 2019-21 capital budget. The $4.9 billion budget includes a record $308.1 million in funding for mental and behavioral health facilities: $120 million in...

April 30, 2019

On Sunday, the Washington State Legislature passed a new, two-year capital budget. The $4.9 billion budget will fund various construction projects throughout the state. Thirty-fifth District legislators Sen. Tim Sheldon, Rep....

April 29, 2019

In a 97-1 vote Sunday, the Washington State Legislature approved the 2019-21 capital budget. Also known as the state’s construction budget, the $4.9 billion spending plan makes key investments in mental...

April 29, 2019

On Sunday, the Washington State Legislature approved a new capital budget that proposes to spend $4.9 billion over two years. Under this budget, historic investments are made in K-12 schools and...

April 29, 2019