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Throughout the summer, Rep. Chris Corry, R-Yakima, will be hosting a series of open-door meetings to listen to the thoughts and concerns of local community members about state government. The 14th...

June 18, 2019

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed Rep. Drew Stokesbary’s legislation will provide immediate relief to mostly small or rural school districts, including Carbonado and Dieringer, as they transition to the new K-12...

June 18, 2019

The photo of Alyssa McLemore, a 21-year-old member of the Aleut tribe from Kent, Washington, who has been missing for 10 years, will be featured on the Washington State Patrol’s (WSP)...

June 13, 2019

In his first video update of the interim, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox looks back on the 2019 legislative session. He also reflects on some of the conversations he’s had with...

June 12, 2019

During the 2019 legislative session, Rep. Brad Klippert, R-Kennewick, introduced several measures to improve public safety throughout Washington state. Recently, Gov. Inslee signed two of these bills into law. House Bill...

June 10, 2019

When the legislative session adjourned on April 28 it was the first time since 2009 the Legislature ended the 105-day legislative session on time. That was the good news. The bad...

June 5, 2019

The cost of a college education continues to be a concern for Washington students and families, and making college “free” has become a popular notion in recent years. In an effort...

June 5, 2019

Legislation was signed into law recently to address two major concerns of northeast Washington residents: wildfires and wolves. The two bills, sponsored by Wauconda Republican Rep. Joel Kretz, passed the Legislature...

June 4, 2019

Within the next decade, Washington will grow by nearly one million people. We are already in the midst of a housing shortage with no end in sight. We need a unified...

June 3, 2019

Reps. Matt Boehnke and Skyler Rude have been appointed to serve on the National Conference of State Legislature’s (NCSL) Nuclear Legislative Working Group. The group, which meets two times per year,...

May 31, 2019