News Releases

A measure sponsored by Rep. Dick Muri to prevent the inappropriate early release of sexually violent predators (SVP) was signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Jay Inslee. House Bill 2271 was prompted...

March 21, 2018

Rep. Dan Griffey’s telephone town hall event scheduled for Thursday, March 22, has been canceled. Griffey, R-Allyn,  recently contracted pneumonia and will be rescheduling the event for a later date. He...

March 20, 2018

Foster parents will have an official list of foster parent rights and responsibilities under legislation signed by the governor earlier this week. Rep. Tom Dent introduced House Bill 2785 for the 2018...

March 16, 2018

Legislation sponsored by Rep. Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale, to help identify missing Native American women was signed into law yesterday. House Bill 2951 would require the Washington State Patrol (WSP) to work with tribal...

March 16, 2018

A bill that would explore ways to expand the availability of sexual assault nurse examiners (SANE) in hospitals throughout Washington state was signed into law yesterday. House Bill 2101 would require the Office of...

March 16, 2018

A bill sponsored by Rep. J.T. Wilcox aimed at reducing the suicide rate among workers in the agricultural industry was signed into law by the governor Thursday.

March 15, 2018

Residents of the 17th Legislative District will have an opportunity to learn more about the 2018 legislative session by meeting with their legislators at a town hall meeting Saturday, March 24....

March 15, 2018

A bill sponsored by Rep. Drew MacEwen to require law enforcement agencies to provide assistance to crime victims, regardless of their legal status, was signed into law Thursday.

March 15, 2018

Rep. Dan Griffey, R-Allyn, invites residents of the 35th Legislative District to participate in a telephone town hall Thursday, March 22 from 6-7 p.m. During the call, Griffey will provide an...

March 15, 2018

A bill sponsored by Rep. Paul Graves to raise the population threshold for when a city assumes responsibility for maintaining state routes has been signed into law.

March 15, 2018