News Releases

Rep. Chris Corry, R-Yakima, has introduced legislation for the 2020 session that would provide compensation to ranchers and farmers whose land leases are terminated early by the Washington State Department of...

Jan. 17, 2020

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, has introduced comprehensive legislation aiming to end Washington state’s homelessness crisis through a combination of compassion, enforcement and accountability. House Bill 2658 offers a bold new approach...

Jan. 16, 2020

Legislation introduced this week in Olympia would officially prioritize road preservation and maintenance in state transportation planning. Rep. Bob McCaslin, R-Spokane Valley and prime sponsor of House Bill 2285, said with...

Jan. 16, 2020

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, has been selected to serve on the House Civil Rights and Judiciary Committee in the Washington State House of Representatives. “I’m excited for this new opportunity to...

Jan. 16, 2020

‘This is a proactive move to increase the safety of our officers, promote participation from the community and preserve the trust between law enforcement and the public,’ says Maycumber A package...

Jan. 15, 2020

Barkis: “We have put solutions on the table that would respect the will of the voters and meet future transportation needs.” Washington House Republicans have unveiled a plan that would implement...

Jan. 15, 2020

State Rep. Mike Volz, R-Spokane, has been recognized for his work to ensure area youth have the services they need to stay healthy, stay engaged with their communities and stay on...

Jan. 15, 2020

‘I believe our firefighters are well-trained, well-equipped, and well-able to assess their safety and those they’re rescuing,’ says Schmick In April of 2019, flash floods rushed into certain parts of Pullman,...

Jan. 15, 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