News Releases

A new domestic violence survivor resources poster that will be featured in all Washington workplaces was unveiled today (Friday) during a news conference at the YWCA of Yakima by Rep. Gina...

Aug. 30, 2019

Rep. Gina Mosbrucker, R-Goldendale, and Suzi LeVine, commissioner of the Washington Employment Security Department (ESD), will hold a news conference Friday, Aug. 30, 9:30 a.m. at the YWCA of Yakima to...

Aug. 29, 2019

Background: The Legislature passed the state’s two-year transportation budget, House Bill 1160, near the end of the 2019 legislative session. Six single-sentence provisions relating to public transportation grants were stricken by...

Aug. 29, 2019

Rep. Gina Mosbrucker says new figures released by the Department of Employment Security (ESD) show 990 employers across the state are now participating in the YesVets program and 4,195 veterans have...

Aug. 23, 2019

Rep. Michelle Caldier is inviting local residents to join her Wednesday, Aug. 28, in Lakebay for an informal coffee meeting to discuss issues involving the 26th Legislative District. “I am honored...

Aug. 23, 2019

Short and Maycumber receive awards to improve bone-marrow donation awareness Sen. Shelly Short and Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber have been recognized for their work on legislation to increase awareness of the process...

Aug. 22, 2019

State Reps. Marcus Riccelli (D-Spokane) and Mike Volz (R-Spokane) released the following statements regarding today’s ruling by Spokane County Superior Court in favor of the Responsible Representation Act (SHB 2887), which...

Aug. 16, 2019

Following the election of Rep. Laurie Jinkins, D-Tacoma, as Speaker-designate of the House Wednesday, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, issued the following statement: “On behalf of the House Republican Caucus,...

July 31, 2019

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, has been selected to serve on a legislative task force directed to explore providing remote-testimony options for committee hearings in the Washington State House of Representatives....

July 29, 2019

Rep. Tom Dent has been elected to the board of directors of the State Agriculture and Rural Leaders (SARL) organization. The organization focuses on cooperation, leadership and educational opportunities for state...

July 24, 2019