News Releases

The recently enacted 2021-23 capital budget includes a $900,000 allocation to convert a publicly owned building into approximately 40 units of transitional housing. The funding for the Gray’s Harbor County pilot...

May 13, 2021

In a bill-signing ceremony today conducted remotely in Olympia, Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law legislation designed to protect property tax payers from excessive penalties and interests on late payments. The...

May 12, 2021

Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Monday that will make a number of changes to noxious weed control boards in an effort to protect Washington state lands from toxic and noxious weeds....

May 12, 2021

Sen. John Braun, Rep. Ed Orcutt and Rep. Peter Abbarno are inviting 20th District citizens to join them Thursday, May 20 for a virtual town hall meeting in which they will...

May 11, 2021

Multiple lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have signed a letter to the governor expressing concern over his decision to “pause” the movement in the Healthy Washington: Roadmap to Recovery...

May 6, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox released the following statement Wednesday: “Many of us are dismayed by the inequitable treatment of Pierce County in comparison to King County. Last month, Pierce County...

May 5, 2021

Rep. Paul Harris will participate in a virtual classroom event this week to help promote STEM programs in local schools. Covington Middle School will be receiving an educational grant from the...

May 5, 2021

The Washington State Legislature approved a final 2021-23 transportation budget proposal before adjourning the 2021 session. The $11.8 billion biennial budget funds infrastructure projects across the state, including maintenance and preservation...

May 5, 2021

On Monday, the governor announced some updates to guidance documents for spectator and religious organization events. The changes, effective immediately, include instructions for vaccinated sections at sporting events, graduations, religious services,...

May 4, 2021

A bill to help ease college learning material expenses will become law next year. The governor signed the bill sponsored by freshman legislator, Rep. Cyndy Jacobsen, Monday, making it her first...

May 4, 2021