News Releases

In an effort to ensure better accessibility to local citizens, Rep. Norm Johnson opened a 14th District legislative office in Yakima this week. The new office address is 421 N.... ...

March 13, 2012

The 2012 legislative session adjourned March 8, but without a supplemental operating budget. State lawmakers failed to address a $1.1 billion shortfall in the state’s operating budget. Rep. Paul Harris,... ...

March 9, 2012

As time wound down in the 60-day legislative session March 8, the end result was a session that yielded no results for taxpayers in Washington state. The Legislature adjourned Sine Die...

March 9, 2012

Statement by Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis on passage of Engrossed Senate Bill 5967, which amended the Senate bipartisan budget with a House Democrat budget proposal. The governor is expected to... ...

March 9, 2012

March 8 the Legislature passed a supplemental transportation budget that includes $1.1 million to begin work on widening the 31st Avenue SW overpass in Puyallup. Rep. Hans Zeiger, R-Puyallup, worked... ...

March 9, 2012

Jack Knox, a freshman at Tumwater High School recently spent a week paging for Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis. Jack is the son of Kathy and Chris Knox of Olympia. ###... ...

March 9, 2012

Tiffany Carlile, a freshman at Tumwater High School, recently spent a week serving as a House page for Rep. Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis. Tiffany is the daughter of Christopher and Tina... ...

March 9, 2012

Lawmakers adjourned sine die on March 8, but left some unfinished business, specifically a budget shortfall of about $1.1 billion. Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, issued the following statement: “We came... ...

March 9, 2012

  An overhaul of Washington’s Medicaid fraud recovery efforts to cut waste and recover taxpayer dollars was passed by the Legislature today with strong bipartisan support. A bipartisan group of... ...

March 9, 2012

Critical projects in Sultan are funded in the transportation infrastructure spending plan passed by the Legislature After a lot of give and take on the supplemental transportation budget contained in... ...

March 9, 2012