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The Washington State Legislature passed the state’s capital budget today (Sunday), just hours before adjourning the 2019 session. It includes several important projects for the Yakima Valley that were requested by Rep....

April 28, 2019

The Washington State Legislature passed the state’s capital budget today (Sunday), just hours before adjourning the 2019 session. It includes several important projects for the Yakima Valley that were requested by...

April 28, 2019

Improvements to I-90 in the eastern Spokane Valley and other public works construction for the 4th Legislative District were among many projects OK’d by lawmakers as they passed capital and transportation...

April 28, 2019

Improvements to I-90 in the eastern Spokane Valley and other public works construction for the 4th Legislative District were among many projects OK’d by lawmakers as they passed capital and transportation...

April 28, 2019

On Sunday, the Washington State Legislature passed capital and transportation budgets before adjourning for the year. Rep. Luanne Van Werven said the capital budget, House Bill 1102, was a very strong,...

April 28, 2019

Lawmakers in Olympia approved the state’s 2019-21 biennial transportation budget. The $9.8 billion spending plan will fund essential infrastructure projects across the state, including maintenance and preservation of current transportation systems,...

April 28, 2019

The Legislature approved the final version of the state’s 2019-21 biennial capital budget Sunday afternoon. The infrastructure improvement and construction budget proposes to spend $4.9 billion, $3.22 billion of which is...

April 28, 2019

Lawmakers in Olympia have reached an agreement and passed the state’s 2019-21 biennial capital budget. The “brick and mortar” construction budget proposes to spend $4.9 billion, $3.22 billion of which is...

April 28, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares the information on the push for higher taxes in the final days of the 2019 session.

April 27, 2019

On Thursday, House and Senate Democrats announced they had reached a deal on a new two-year state operating budget. Despite the Legislature being set to adjourn Sunday night, Republican lawmakers still...

April 26, 2019