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On Sunday, the Washington State Legislature approved the 2019-21 capital budget. The $4.9 billion budget funds public works projects statewide, as well as other long-term investments. Washington’s 25th Legislative District will...

May 3, 2019

Gov. Jay Inslee recently vetoed 13th District Rep. Tom Dent’s legislation that would give childcare centers more time to comply with required professional development standards. Dent’s House Bill 1866, which passed both...

May 3, 2019

On Sunday, the Washington State Legislature passed a new, two-year capital budget that invests $4.9 billion in projects across the state. It invests more than $1 billion in K-12 schools, $308...

May 3, 2019

Speaking with Kirby Wilbur on KVI Radio, Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, who serves as the ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee and is a member of the Finance Committee, said...

May 2, 2019

Speaking on the Kirby Wilbur Show on KVI Radio, Rep. Brandon Vick, R-Felida, said there were 100 days of session that went well, then the last five days “fell apart” with...

May 2, 2019

Four bills prime sponsored by Rep. Gina Mosbrucker, R-Goldendale, were signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday and Tuesday. Two others were signed into law the week before and...

May 1, 2019

Speaking with KVI’s Kirby Wilbur, House Republican Floor Leader Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, said Democrats shut out Republicans from the budget process and kept them and the public in the dark...

May 1, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks during House floor debate on the model toxics control program, Senate Bill 5993.

May 1, 2019

Lawmakers approved the final version of the state’s 2019-21 biennial capital budget Sunday afternoon. The plan spends $4.9 billion, $3.22 billion of which is from the sale of general obligation bonds....

May 1, 2019

In a 96-2 vote Sunday, the Legislature approved the state’s 2019-21 transportation budget. The budget allocates money for maintenance and development of the state’s transportation infrastructure, such as roads, ferries and...

May 1, 2019