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Republicans and Democrats joined together Friday afternoon to vote unanimously in favor of a bipartisan 2021-23 capital budget that will create jobs and build new infrastructure across Washington state. Rep. Peter...

April 2, 2021

On Friday, the state House of Representatives passed a $10.9 billion bipartisan transportation budget, Senate Bill 5165, that funds the basic needs of Washington state. Included in the budget is an...

April 2, 2021

Reps. Mike Steele and Keith Goehner announced the capital budget approved by the House late Friday includes more than $45 million in local infrastructure and construction projects for the 12th District.

April 2, 2021

The Washington State House of Representatives voted on and passed their 2021-23 transportation budget proposal today. This $10.9 billion biennial budget funds infrastructure projects across the state including maintenance and preservation...

April 2, 2021

The Washington State House of Representatives unanimously approved the bipartisan 2021-23 capital budget Friday. Rep. Mike Steele, the ranking Republican on the House Capital Budget Committee, helped lead the effort that...

April 2, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, the ranking Republican member on the House Civil Rights and Judiciary Committee, led the more than five-hour debate on the bill. Walsh and his House Republican colleagues argued...

April 1, 2021

Rep. Chris Corry’s bill was unanimously approved by the Senate this week. The measure seeks to provide compensation for ranchers and farmers whose land leases are terminated early by the Washington State Department of...

March 31, 2021

A bill authored by Rep. Mary Dye that would work to implement methods to cool heat-emitting Puget Sound cities, such as Seattle, has passed the state Senate and is on its...

March 30, 2021

On March 28, House Democrats introduced the first “ghost” or title-only bill of the 2021 legislative session. It appears the legislation, House Bill 1564: Concerning transportation spending, will be the vehicle...

March 30, 2021

In a letter addressed to Democrat and Republican leaders in both the House and Senate, 23 lawmakers are asking that the governor’s state of emergency concerning COVID-19 be ended before the...

March 30, 2021