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The governor has signed Rep. Tom Dent’s legislation that will eliminate some of the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) red tape to allow agency staff and mental health professionals more...

9th District lawmaker is House Republican lead on health-care issues Two health-care related bills prime sponsored by Rep. Joe Schmick were signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday. The...

Rep. Mike Steele announced today that he has opened a district office in Chelan for the legislative interim. Although the legislature was called into an immediate 30-day special session following the...

Small railroads facing unnecessary regulatory burdens on agricultural oils now have relief Concerns about heavy-handed regulations and their effect on small railroads led to legislation sponsored by Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy....

While some local governments in Washington state are looking to pass an income tax on to its residents, state Rep. Brandon Vick has introduced legislation at the state level to stop it from happening. Tuesday,...

A bill authored by Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, that will create better oversight and uniformity between commercial driver training and high school driver’s education programs was signed into law Friday, May 5,...

Rep. Paul Graves, R-Fall City, was instrumental in helping a package of bills aimed at reducing sex crimes and protecting victims receive wide bipartisan support during the legislative session.

Legislation directing the Washington State Health Care Authority to establish a fair and predictable Medicaid audit process was signed into law Monday by Gov. Jay Inslee.

What are the specific rights or protections that small business owners have when selected for an audit, inspection, or other government agency enforcement action? A bill sponsored by Rep. Andrew Barkis,...

A bill sponsored by Rep. Michelle Caldier to help facilitate on-time grade level progression and graduation for at-risk youth was signed into law by the governor Thursday.