News Releases

House Bill 1983 prime sponsored by Rep. Kevin Parker   Thanks to strong bipartisan collaboration, two measures aimed at reducing the commercial sale of sex in Washington state passed the... ...

Feb. 10, 2012

Two higher education bills sponsored by Rep. Hans Zeiger received unanimous support before the House of Representatives yesterday. Zeiger introduced the measures to make common-sense updates to current higher education statutes.... ...

Feb. 9, 2012

6th District lawmaker offers alternatives for constituents to share their views, receive updates on legislative session   Rep. Kevin Parker will hold two town hall meetings next week. The 6th... ...

Feb. 8, 2012

Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, issued this statement following House passage today of Senate Bill 6239, a measure that would legalize same-sex marriages in Washington. The bill is on its... ...

Feb. 8, 2012

Kellie Foth travelled to Olympia to serve as a legislative page the week of January 16 to assist legislators amid turbulent weather and less-than-ideal road conditions. Kellie was sponsored by... ...

Feb. 7, 2012

6th District lawmaker will take questions, provide updates on legislative session Rep. Kevin Parker will host a telephone town hall meeting on Wednesday, February 15, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.... ...

Feb. 6, 2012

Rep. Matt Shea has learned the House of Representatives may take up same-sex marriage legislation, Senate Bill 6239, on Wednesday, Feb. 8, the same date he had scheduled for a... ...

Feb. 6, 2012

OLYMPIA… Today brought the first deadline for policy committees in the Legislature to act on bills, and several measures that survived deal with the contentious issue of workers’ compensation –... ...

Feb. 3, 2012

  The House State Government and Tribal Affairs Committee heard and passed a measure aimed at food safety on Jan. 30. House Bill 2456, sponsored by Rep. Bruce Chandler, will... ...

Feb. 1, 2012

  A bill to expand an innovative new workplace safety program for employers is another step closer to becoming law. The House Labor and Workforce Development Committee unanimously passed the... ...

Feb. 1, 2012