News Releases

5th District residents are invited to a pre-session telephone town hall meeting where they'll have the opportunity to share their concerns and ask questions of Rep. Paul Graves, R-Fall City, ahead...

Rep. Brandon Vick praised a King County Superior Court ruling on Wednesday that overturned the city of Seattle’s income tax. “Finally, a court decision we can get excited about. The court was right on target...

Rep. Paul Graves, R-Fall City, announces plan to introduce The Legislative Transparency Act, eliminating current exemptions for state legislators and the disclosure of public records.

The Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council released its quarterly state revenue forecast today. According to Chief Economist and Executive Director Steve Lerch, the General Fund-State (GF-S) revenue forecast has...

Rep. Tom Dent has received the 2017 Advocate of the Year Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The award was one of only two distributed by the AAP across the country, the other...

Georgia-Pacific announced Tuesday it will cut as many as 300 jobs at its Camas mill in the second quarter of 2018 and permanently shut down local production of paper used in printers and copiers, as...

The Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Board recently selected Option D from among several options DNR staff offered for establishing a Habitat Conservation Program (HCP) protecting the marbled murrelet. This...

Rep. Tom Dent has been selected to the stakeholder group that will be working on the Washington State Air Cargo Movement Study. The study was part of the transportation budget passed by the Legislature in the 2017...

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, and a bipartisan group of 11 lawmakers, recently sent a letter to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) urging the DNR board to align its approach for...

Rep. Dick Muri, R-Steilacoom, is part of a team of civic leaders hosting the City of Lakewood’s Veterans Day Ceremony, honoring the 100th anniversary of Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) and the...