News Releases

Sen. Hans Zeiger and Reps. Kelly Chambers and Chris Gildon will be hosting an event March 16 for 25th District residents to meet their lawmakers and ask questions about the 2019 legislative session. The 25th Legislative...

March 6, 2019

On Tuesday, the state House of Representatives passed two bills sponsored by 13th District Rep. Tom Dent. House Bill 1866 would give childcare centers until August 1, 2024, to comply with...

March 6, 2019

Rep. Dan Griffey’s bill to eliminate or extend the statute of limitations for numerous sex offenses cleared the state House today. House Bill 1231 would end the statute of limitations for...

March 6, 2019

On Tuesday evening, the Washington State House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Mike Volz, R-Spokane, that would allow county treasurers to partner with each other for the...

March 6, 2019

PHOTO: Rep. Gina Mosbrucker hugs Rep. Debra Lekanoff following passage of House Bill 1713, regarding missing and murdered indigenous people. Lekanoff, D-Swinomish, is a Native American who worked with Mosbrucker on...

March 6, 2019

A bill sponsored by Rep. Larry Hoff to create a short form death certificate in Washington state has been unanimously approved by the state House. Substitute House Bill 1799 would allow...

March 5, 2019

Today the state House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation to update Washington’s cyber harassment law less than two weeks after a federal district court judge found the state’s existing law unconstitutional....

March 5, 2019

A bill that would increase the presence of eastern Washington on the state Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) Oversight Board passed off the House floor unanimously on Monday. House...

March 5, 2019

A bill that would establish two liaison positions within the Washington State Patrol (WSP) to further investigations of missing and murdered indigenous women and other indigenous persons passed the House Appropriations...

March 5, 2019

The House of Representatives took action Friday on a bill that would expand existing state law against animal blood fighting to include stealing an animal for fighting, and possessing, transferring, manufacturing...

March 4, 2019