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In the 2021 remote legislative session, Washington state legislators saw many bills include new language updating policies that promote the pursuit of racial equity. One example this year was House Bill...

May 7, 2021

Multiple lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have signed a letter to the governor expressing concern over his decision to “pause” the movement in the Healthy Washington: Roadmap to Recovery...

May 6, 2021

The Legislature recently adjourned without addressing one of the most pressing issues before us this session. Many of us had hoped to address the governor’s emergency powers in the 105-day session,...

May 6, 2021

Rep. Tom Dent joins Mike McClanahan on TVW’s The Impact to discuss wildfire and environmental legislation that came before the Legislature in the 2021 legislative session.

May 6, 2021

Joining Lars Larson on KXL, Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, discusses the idea of setting up vaccinated-only sections in venues, which has been introduced by Gov. Jay Inslee as a way to...

May 5, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox released the following statement Wednesday: “Many of us are dismayed by the inequitable treatment of Pierce County in comparison to King County. Last month, Pierce County...

May 5, 2021

Rep. Paul Harris will participate in a virtual classroom event this week to help promote STEM programs in local schools. Covington Middle School will be receiving an educational grant from the...

May 5, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, tells KIRO Radio’s Dori Monson that Gov. Jay Inslee’s decision to tie proof of vaccination to a plan to boost capacity at events, graduations and churches is...

May 5, 2021

The Washington State Legislature approved a final 2021-23 transportation budget proposal before adjourning the 2021 session. The $11.8 billion biennial budget funds infrastructure projects across the state, including maintenance and preservation...

May 5, 2021

In this video update, Rep. Alex Ybarra, the ranking member on the House Education Committee, shares a 2021 legislative review on K-12 education. Watch below to learn more:

May 5, 2021