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A bill seeking to create a centralized reporting system for data relating to concussion rates in school sports was recently signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee. House Bill 2731 was...

April 9, 2020

Currently, a behavioral health patient needing an involuntary treatment screening by a designated crisis responder can only receive a screening in-person. A bill sponsored by Rep. Morgan Irwin would add video...

April 9, 2020

A bill sponsored by Rep. Mary Dye that would study implementing a wild horse inmate training program, and her appropriation in the state supplemental operating budget to keep invasive species from...

April 8, 2020

As families, students and businesses work through shutdowns and try to stay healthy during the coronavirus crisis, the 12th District’s lawmakers urge folks to “Stay Home, Stay Safe.” State Reps. Mike...

April 8, 2020

No longer will insurance companies get to pocket Medicaid reimbursement rate increases meant for behavioral health care providers. On Thursday, Gov. Jay Inslee signed House Bill 2584, sponsored by Rep. Michelle...

April 7, 2020

The governor affixed his signature to two bills authored by Rep. Chris Corry during a private bill signing recently.

April 7, 2020

On Friday, Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation that will provide regulatory relief for early learning providers. Rep. Tom Dent sponsored House Bill 2556 after talking with early learning and child care...

April 6, 2020

A measure to create a workplace domestic violence task force was among 147 bills and supplemental budget appropriations Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed Friday in an effort to save money to address...

April 6, 2020

‘This bill allows patients to keep more of their money and provides some measure of certainty about the cost of insulin moving forward,’ says Maycumber Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation today...

April 3, 2020

Earlier today, Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed $445 million in spending from the 2020 supplemental operating budget that was approved by lawmakers in March. Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, ranking Republican on the...

April 3, 2020