Published on August 18, 2017

Spokane producing more physicians to meet need in underserved areas SPOKANE – The inaugural class of Washington State University’s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine will be officially welcomed into the medical profession today with a White Coat Ceremony at… READ MORE

Published on August 16, 2017

Earlier this month, the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), a bipartisan organization that provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues, selected Speaker Pro-Tem Tina Orwall (D-Des Moines) as co-chair… READ MORE

Published on July 21, 2017

OLYMPIA— After months of negotiations ended with no solution to address the contentious issue of water rights and rural development in response to the Supreme Court ruling known as the Hirst decision, Rep. Derek Stanford (D-Bothell) and Rep. Larry Springer… READ MORE

Published on July 20, 2017

With a rise in violent gang activity in South King County over the last year, state lawmakers sought and secured funding in the new state budget to help prevent street gangs, especially among young people. Sen. Joe Fain of Auburn… READ MORE

Published on July 19, 2017

  OLYMPIA – Negotiators representing all four legislative caucuses reached an agreement on Tuesday evening on a proposed $4 billion capital budget, which funds construction projects for schools, colleges, parks, and the environment around the state. Tens of thousands of… READ MORE

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