News Releases

A bill that would provide more transparency and protection for consumers when a hospital, hospital systems or provider organizations are acquired or merged passed the House of Representatives Friday, 63 –...

March 8, 2019

Sen.┬áDoug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, and┬áRep. Luanne Van Werven, R-Lynden, are holding a town hall meeting Saturday, March 16 at the Nooksack Valley Middle School, in the gymnasium. At the community meeting, attendees can ask...

March 8, 2019

Washington State Representatives Joe Schmick and Mary Dye will be hosting a telephone town hall for their 9th Legislative District constituents on Thursday, March 21 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m....

March 7, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, released the following statement on House Bill 1216, approved Thursday by the House. The school safety measure would establish certain school safety protocols, regional school safety centers,...

March 7, 2019

Earlier this week, the Washington State House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 5273. The bill would move Washington’s presidential primary from May to March, but would also maintain a system that...

March 7, 2019

The House of Representatives has unanimously approved a bill that would allow Washington state members of the Armed Forces who are deployed out of state to remotely renew their concealed pistol...

March 7, 2019

The state House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill Wednesday offered by Rep. Vicki Kraft that would prohibit courts from waiving, reducing or suspending certain fees and fines charged to those...

March 7, 2019

‘We need to make it easier for them to come forward and get the help they need,’ says Graham OLYMPIA…Legislation to protect the privacy records of workers filing post-traumatic stress disorder...

March 7, 2019

The state House of Representatives passed legislation to increase the notification process for tenants being displaced from their homes due to demolishment or substantial rehabilitation. Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, sponsored the...

March 6, 2019

Today, the state House of Representatives approved legislation that would make adjustments to the basic skills assessment requirements for acceptance into teacher preparatory programs. House Bill 1621, sponsored by 13th District...

March 6, 2019