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A bill sponsored by Rep. Drew MacEwen to help businesses in the hospitality industry mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic has been signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee....

April 14, 2021

Two pieces of legislation from Rep. Jesse Young are headed to the governor’s desk after they both passed out of the Senate, Saturday. House Bill 1314 – providing more health care...

April 13, 2021

Legislative Republican leaders released the following statement after learning that three counties will be forced to move backward to Phase 2 in the governor’s reopening plan. Sen. John Braun, R-Centralia, and...

April 12, 2021

Current Washington law provides a sales tax exemption for the construction of structures used solely as agricultural housing. Senate Bill 5396 would lower the threshold to 50% for agricultural housing, but...

April 11, 2021

On the warmest days in the summer, Seattle and other coastal cities can be as much as 17 degrees warmer than surrounding rural areas. The hotter temperatures not only affect the...

April 10, 2021

‘We need to come up with a viable solution so victims of violent crime have access to justice,’ says Graham Legislation introduced in the state House of Representatives today would require...

April 10, 2021

The Senate has passed and sent to the governor a bill authored by Rep. Gina Mosbrucker that seeks to prohibit the Employment Security Department and Labor and Industries from requiring and...

April 10, 2021

A bill sponsored by freshman legislator, Rep. Cyndy Jacobsen, is one step closer to becoming law after it unanimously passed out of the Senate Friday. If the legislation is signed into...

April 10, 2021

‘We need to do everything we can to keep people in their homes and away from the destructive cycle of homelessness,’ says Volz The Washington State Senate this week unanimously approved...

April 9, 2021

A bill that would help behavioral health care workers renew their credentials during a state of emergency, unanimously passed out of the Senate, Tuesday. House Bill 1063, sponsored by Rep. Paul...

April 9, 2021