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Current Washington law provides a sales tax exemption for the construction of structures used solely as agricultural housing. Senate Bill 5396 would lower the threshold to 50% for agricultural housing, but...

April 11, 2021

On the warmest days in the summer, Seattle and other coastal cities can be as much as 17 degrees warmer than surrounding rural areas. The hotter temperatures not only affect the...

April 10, 2021

‘We need to come up with a viable solution so victims of violent crime have access to justice,’ says Graham Legislation introduced in the state House of Representatives today would require...

April 10, 2021

The Senate has passed and sent to the governor a bill authored by Rep. Gina Mosbrucker that seeks to prohibit the Employment Security Department and Labor and Industries from requiring and...

April 10, 2021

A bill sponsored by freshman legislator, Rep. Cyndy Jacobsen, is one step closer to becoming law after it unanimously passed out of the Senate Friday. If the legislation is signed into...

April 10, 2021

Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, discusses his efforts to block vaccination passports from becoming a reality and his opposition to the house democrats operating budget.

April 9, 2021

Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, shares remarks during House floor debate regarding his opposition to Senate Bill 5296, which extends a sales tax exemption for agricultural housing when used exclusively by non-H2A...

April 9, 2021

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, discusses her bill, signed into law, which would work to reduce urban heat through a tree-planting program, and her expectations for the rest of the session. Wash....

April 9, 2021

In his week 13 recap, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses public safety legislation and the 2021-23 operating budget. Wilcox says “there’s no excuse” for tax increases this session.

April 9, 2021

‘We need to do everything we can to keep people in their homes and away from the destructive cycle of homelessness,’ says Volz The Washington State Senate this week unanimously approved...

April 9, 2021