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Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, speaks at the Uphold the Peoples Vote Rally in Olympia on Jan. 13. The 19th District lawmaker says the Legislature should uphold the recent vote on $30...

Jan. 14, 2020

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, has introduced a bill for the 2020 session that would remove barriers and allow for local, county and state cooperation on federal immigration enforcement efforts. Walsh says that...

Jan. 14, 2020

Legislation proposed today in Olympia would allow law enforcement, social workers and first responders the ability to quickly ascertain those with developmental disabilities. House Bill 2463, sponsored by Rep. Joe Schmick,...

Jan. 14, 2020

Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, has been appointed to an additional leadership role as the ranking member of the House Environment and Energy Committee. The committee considers issues related to environmental policy,...

Jan. 14, 2020

Rep. Gina Mosbrucker, R-Goldendale, tells KIHR homelessness is an important issue, not just in Seattle, but also in Eastern Washington. She disagrees with the governor’s plan to pay for homeless solutions...

Jan. 14, 2020

Rep. Gina Mosbrucker, R- Goldendale, shares her views on the new speaker of the house. She also discusses the issues she will prioritize this session including safety, high numbers of missing...

Jan. 14, 2020

Rep. Bob McCaslin, R-Spokane Valley, has introduced legislation this session to support cost-effective professional development of early learning providers. His bill, House Bill 2284, allows day care providers various options to...

Jan. 14, 2020

Rep. Chris Corry, R-Yakima, has been selected to serve on the House Appropriations Committee. The committee considers fiscal matters for the state, including the biennial operating budget, the supplemental budget and...

Jan. 14, 2020

The first day of the 2020 legislative session on Monday was marked with the election of a new Speaker of the House and a theme of inclusion. John Sattgast reports from...

Jan. 13, 2020

The Washington State House of Representatives will implement its first ever pilot program for remote testimony during certain public hearings. Rep. Mike Volz, R-Spokane, applauded the decision and encouraged eastern Washington...

Jan. 13, 2020