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Lawmakers in Olympia adjourned late Tuesday after passing operating and capital construction budgets and a new transportation revenue package. John Sattgast reports from Olympia.

July 10, 2015

Rep. Chad Magendanz, R-Issaquah, talks with KIRO Radio's Libby Denkmann about the end of the third special session and adjournment of the Legislature, and the possibility of the state Supreme Court...

July 10, 2015

On July 9, Governor Jay Inslee signed House Bills 1272 and 2160, both addressing the crime of 'revenge porn,' into law. Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, sponsored House Bill 1272, and it...

July 10, 2015

Skagit County has been given authorization by the state to increase the number of judges on its District Court bench from two to three. Rep. Dave Hayes, who prime-sponsored House Bill...

July 8, 2015

The grand opening of the local district offices of Sen. Mark Miloscia, R-Federal Way, and Rep. Linda Kochmar, R-Federal Way, will be held on Tuesday July 14 from 11:30 am to...

July 6, 2015

Early July 1, the House of Representatives voted on a $16.8 billion transportation tax package to increase the gas tax by nearly 12 cents a gallon and raise annual car tab...

July 2, 2015

On June 30, the Washington State Legislature passed the $3.9 billion 2015-17 capital budget. Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, the assistant ranking member on the House Capital Budget Committee, released the following...

July 2, 2015

With a strong bipartisan vote, the House of Representatives approved a capital budget spending plan that puts $875 million toward schools and education, including $200 million for class size reduction. Rep....

July 2, 2015

House Republican Leader Rep. Dan Kristiansen praises the final operating budget, which provides significant increases for K-12 education, cost-of-living increases for teachers, and a reduction in tuition rates at Washington's colleges...

July 2, 2015

On June 30, the Legislature passed Senate Bill 5995, which would modify the definition of the Washington State Department of Transportation's (WSDOT) policy goals to include congestion relief and improved freight...

July 2, 2015