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Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, speaks on the House floor against a bill that would modify requirements for public school instructional materials and supplemental instructional materials by prohibiting improper exclusions of... ...

Feb. 15, 2024

Rep. Mike Volz, R-Spokane, is joined by fellow Reps. Suzanne Schmidt, R-Spokane Valley, and Jenny Graham, R-Spokane, to discuss his bill that calls for making assistance available to local governments,... ...

Feb. 15, 2024

Rep. Mike Volz, R-Spokane, speaks before final passage of his bill that would provide assistance to people rebuilding their homes after a wildfire. House Bill 1899 calls for making assistance... ...

Feb. 15, 2024

Rep. Mike Volz, R-Spokane, speaks on final passage of his bill that would allow state employees to take shared leave when living in an area affected by a wildfire or... ...

Feb. 15, 2024

Rep. Mike Volz, R-Spokane, speaks on the House floor on final passage of his bill that would standardize the requirements relating to “qualifying discharges” to establish eligibility for various benefit... ...

Feb. 15, 2024

House Republican lawmakers share disappointment that Democrats have rejected proposals to make life more affordable, and communities safer, and to address the drug and homelessness crises. John Sattgast reports. Wash.... ...

Feb. 15, 2024

Rep. Mike Volz, R-Spokane, speaks on final passage of his bill that would provide a sense of relief for surviving family members of a public employee who has died, by... ...

Feb. 15, 2024

The state lawmakers serving eastern Clark County and Skamania County will hold a virtual town hall meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. next Thursday, Feb. 22. Using the Zoom platform,... ...

Feb. 15, 2024

Majority Democrats have scheduled a Thursday hearing for a bill that creates yet another new tax in Washington state. House Bill 2476 would create a “covered lives tax” – a tax... ...

Feb. 15, 2024

A Republican lawmaker has come up with an idea to quickly identify taggers and eradicate graffiti. The bill, approved Saturday in the state House of Representatives, is scheduled for a... ...

Feb. 14, 2024