News Releases

The state House voted 92-3 to approve a bill Saturday by Rep. Kelly Chambers that would open the window for counties to join the Voluntary Stewardship Program under the state’s... ...

March 6, 2023

Two bills sponsored by Rep. Tom Dent cleared the state House of Representatives last week with unanimous support. The first, House Bill 1590 would change the membership and subcommittees of the... ...

March 6, 2023

The House unanimously passed Rep. Sam Low’s organ transport vehicle bill Friday. House Bill 1271 would allow organ transport vehicles to use red lights and sirens like other emergency vehicles... ...

March 6, 2023

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) officers would be able to work private law enforcement side jobs under a bill from Rep. Dan Griffey, Allyn, that passed the House... ...

March 6, 2023

Legislation has passed the Washington State House of Representatives that would address the operation and maintenance deficit of the Wahkiakum County ferry. Rep. Joel McEntire, prime sponsor of the legislation,... ...

March 5, 2023

Rep. Stephanie McClintock’s first bill, to help streamline the business licensing process in Washington, is headed to the state Senate. The Washington State House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill... ...

March 5, 2023

House Bill 1274 is Couture’s first bill to pass out of the House The Washington State House of Representatives today unanimously passed Rep. Travis Couture’s bill to help prevent child... ...

March 4, 2023

On Saturday, the state House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation to clarify unemployment insurance benefits appeal procedures. Fourth District State Rep. Suzanne Schmidt is the prime-sponsor of House Bill 1656. She has... ...

March 4, 2023

Legislation designed to help distressed areas by supporting economic development through the hiring of grant writers was passed by the House of Representatives this week. House Bill 1783, sponsored by state Rep.... ...

March 4, 2023

Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, called out House Democrats today for failing to support numerous proposals late Friday night that would have protected drinking water, reduced homelessness, addressed the lack of... ...

March 4, 2023