News Releases

  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

The House Education Appropriations and Oversight Committee held a public hearing this week on a House Republican proposal called Fund Education First. The idea is to create a new, separate... ...

Feb. 1, 2012

Searching for a solution to stop budget writers from treating K-12 basic education the same as other state programs and ensure the Legislature complies with the state constitution by making education...

Jan. 31, 2012

  State Sen. Linda Evans Parlette and Reps. Cary Condotta and Mike Armstrong are inviting residents of the 12th Legislative District to participate in a telephone town hall meeting to... ...

Jan. 31, 2012

Legislation would comply with recent court decision by establishing a separate education budget that would be the first budget passed by the Legislature each year   The House Education Appropriations... ...

Jan. 31, 2012

  The House Education Appropriations and Oversight Committee held a public hearing today on a House Republican proposal called Fund Education First.  The idea is to create a new, separate... ...

Jan. 31, 2012

  Rep. Bruce Chandler was recently awarded the W. Fred Witham Memorial Award by the Yakima Association of Realtors, which is given to just one person each year. Although the... ...

Jan. 31, 2012

Rep. Terry Nealey, R-Dayton, invites local residents to participate in a telephone town hall meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The telephone town hall works... ...

Jan. 30, 2012

Today, the House of Representatives passed House Bill 2440, sponsored by Rep. J.T. Wilcox.

Jan. 30, 2012