News Releases

A bill authored by Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, giving colleges and universities more flexibility in admitting education applicants was signed into law today by Gov. Jay Inslee. The measure changes the...

April 24, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks on House Bill 1216. The 19th District lawmaker asks legislators to consider providing stronger, more practical security for K-12 campuses. Walsh says school resource officers...

April 24, 2019

A bill authored by Rep. Gina Mosbrucker that would provide information to domestic violence victims about the signs and symptoms of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) was signed into law Tuesday by...

April 23, 2019

Members of Native American tribes from throughout Washington state, including Colville Confederated Tribal member Earth-Feather Sovereign, are expected to be on hand Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Governor’s Office to...

April 23, 2019

The House Finance Committee recently approved, by a 9-4 vote, three bills set to increase taxes by more than $4.5 billion. These partisan measures would create a capital gains income tax,...

April 23, 2019

Currently, motorcycle operators across the state are not required to be insured under a motor vehicle liability policy. A bill sponsored by Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, would change this requirement. Gov....

April 23, 2019

Seven bills prime-sponsored by Rep. Gina Mosbrucker and one bill she co-sponsored have been sent or will soon be heading to Gov. Jay Inslee after passing the state Legislature. Three are...

April 23, 2019

Rep. Luanne Van Werven’s legislation to streamline business and occupation tax filing dates for annual filers was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday. House Bill 1059 will extend...

April 22, 2019

A bill authored by 26th District State Rep. Michelle Caldier that will require patients to be notified of sexual misconduct sanctions against their health care provider was signed into law Friday...

April 22, 2019

Earlier today in the House Finance Committee, the 9-4 Democrat majority voted to increase taxes on Washingtonians by more than $4 billion over the next four years. The new taxes approved...

April 19, 2019