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A bill that would prohibit courts from waiving, reducing or suspending certain fees and fines charged to those convicted of sexual exploitation of children received a hearing Friday in the House...

Feb. 18, 2019

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox joins KVI’s Kirby Wilbur to discuss policy cutoff week, the issues Republicans and Democrats can agree on, and where there remain stark differences.

Feb. 18, 2019

With the city of Seattle, and now some state lawmakers, continuing the push for a local income tax, state Representative Brandon Vick has again introduced legislation that would prevent local governments...

Feb. 18, 2019

In a 96-0 vote Thursday, the state House approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Larry Hoff to assist the Department of Licensing (DOL) in eliminating inefficiencies after its rollout of a...

Feb. 15, 2019

In his first video update of the 2019 legislative session, Rep. Hoff talks about how his background in business helped prepare him to be a state representative. He also talks about...

Feb. 15, 2019

Rep. Dan Griffey, R-Allyn, has led an effort the past few years to eliminate the statute of limitations for felony sex offenses. In this video update, he discusses one of his...

Feb. 15, 2019

State Rep. Jeremie Dufault, R-Selah, is sponsoring a bill that would allow a Toppenish hospital to open a 10-bed psychiatric care facility later this year. Last year, the state authorized the...

Feb. 15, 2019

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses a number of good and bad policy proposals introduced in the House so far this session.

Feb. 15, 2019

Rep. Matt Shea talks about the Legislature’s recent “snow day,” his ORV bill, his work in the House Environment Committee, proper forest management and wildfire prevention.

Feb. 15, 2019

On Thursday, the Washington State House of Representatives passed legislation that would streamline the review process for fish habitat projects. House Bill 1187 sponsor, 13th District Rep. Tom Dent, said the...

Feb. 15, 2019