News Releases

The Washington State House of Representatives unanimously approved the state’s 2024-25 supplemental capital budget today. The biennial construction, repair, and infrastructure funding plan, Senate Bill 5949, appropriates a total of $1.33... ...

March 6, 2024

Rep. Chris Corry is setting the record straight about what a repeal of Washington’s capital gains tax will and will not do to the state budget. “This tax is less... ...

March 6, 2024

The Washington State House of Representatives today unanimously approved a final 2024 supplemental capital budget. The $1.33 billion spending plan invests heavily in K-12 school construction, mental health facilities, housing,... ...

March 6, 2024

The House of Representatives passed the capital budget on Wednesday. State Rep. Suzanne Schmidt was able to get several projects into the spending plan. “This capital spending plan includes funding for much-needed infrastructure... ...

March 6, 2024

Today marks a significant milestone for the energy landscape of the 8th District and the state, as Rep. Stephanie Barnard proudly announces the allocation of $25 million in the state’s... ...

March 6, 2024

Following a floor debate that ended just after 2 a.m. early Wednesday in which Republicans argued utility customers in the Puget Sound region would be forced to pay exorbitant costs... ...

March 6, 2024

The Washington state Senate has passed a bill from Rep. Travis Couture, R-Allyn, that will improve health care for thousands of Washington’s Medicaid-eligible kids with medically complex conditions. “All session,... ...

March 5, 2024

Rep. Leonard Christian, R-Spokane Valley, released the following statement after the Legislature approved three of the six citizen-backed initiatives: Initiative 2113, restoring police pursuit; Initiative 2081 establishing a parental bill... ...

March 5, 2024

Legislation that would add ‘detached’ accessory dwelling units (ADUs) to property that qualifies for the senior citizen and disabled persons property tax exemption passed the Senate on Friday.  House Bill 2375,... ...

March 5, 2024

The Washington State Legislature passed three of the six citizen-driven initiatives on Monday. In separate votes, the House and Senate approved Initiative 2081, which will establish a parents’ bill of... ...

March 5, 2024