News Releases

In the past decade, perhaps no two issues have affected local communities, ranchers and families in Northeast Washington more than wolves and wildfires. Last week, a bipartisan group of lawmakers joined...

July 16, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, wants to end the practice of introducing title-only bills. The 19th District lawmaker has drafted legislation to be introduced during the next legislative session that would close...

July 2, 2019

Rep. Carolyn Eslick, R-Sultan, has been selected by members of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to receive their 2019 Behavioral Health Champion Award for her work on improving access...

June 26, 2019

Rep. Gina Mosbrucker, R-Goldendale, has been elected as a Washington State Director with Women in Government, a national bipartisan organization supporting women legislators. “I am honored to have been selected to be...

June 25, 2019

Throughout the summer, Rep. Chris Corry, R-Yakima, will be hosting a series of open-door meetings to listen to the thoughts and concerns of local community members about state government. The 14th...

June 18, 2019

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed Rep. Drew Stokesbary’s legislation will provide immediate relief to mostly small or rural school districts, including Carbonado and Dieringer, as they transition to the new K-12...

June 18, 2019

The photo of Alyssa McLemore, a 21-year-old member of the Aleut tribe from Kent, Washington, who has been missing for 10 years, will be featured on the Washington State Patrol’s (WSP)...

June 13, 2019

During the 2019 legislative session, Rep. Brad Klippert, R-Kennewick, introduced several measures to improve public safety throughout Washington state. Recently, Gov. Inslee signed two of these bills into law. House Bill...

June 10, 2019

Legislation was signed into law recently to address two major concerns of northeast Washington residents: wildfires and wolves. The two bills, sponsored by Wauconda Republican Rep. Joel Kretz, passed the Legislature...

June 4, 2019

Reps. Matt Boehnke and Skyler Rude have been appointed to serve on the National Conference of State Legislature’s (NCSL) Nuclear Legislative Working Group. The group, which meets two times per year,...

May 31, 2019