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A bill that will expand the ability to prosecute voyeurism was signed into law yesterday, thanks to legislation sponsored by Rep. Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale. Voyeurism occurs when someone views, photographs, or...

A bill that will allow some nonprofit senior centers to qualify for property tax exemptions was signed into law yesterday. The impetus for the bill, which was sponsored by Rep. Dan Griffey,...

A family in Wapato can now celebrate after a bill was signed into law today that will help individuals with special needs during emergencies. Travis King, a 12-year-old boy with autism...

Legislation sponsored by Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, to regulate the collection and use of biometric data by state agencies was signed into law Tuesday.

A bill sponsored by Rep. Melanie Stambaugh to expedite payments to subcontractors working on public projects was signed into law by the governor Tuesday.

Rep. Liz Pike issued the following statement today after Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed her measure, House Bill 1504. The measure would have allowed limited development of freight rail dependent facilities along the Chelatchie...

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed two bills into law prime-sponsored by Rep. Cary Condotta. House Bill 1038 will allow small wineries to increase the number of locations where they may serve samples of their...

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed Rep. Matt Manweller’s pension policy legislation protecting public hospital districts from substantive costs. It also means a change in pension for some emergency medical technicians (EMTs). Manweller says House...

Several years of work by Rep. Terry Nealey to find the right formula to reduce abusive, excessive public records requests while preserving open access to government records came to a culmination...

Small forest landowners will get some assistance in reducing wildfire risk on their property with the signing into law of House Bill 1924. The governor signed the bill sponsored by Rep. Tom...