Published on February 21, 2018

OLYMPIA — “It always gives me such pleasure to talk about the Navy.  We hear you, we salute you, and we thank you.” That’s how Kitsap County state Rep. Sherry Appleton wrapped up her lead-off floor speech Wednesday when the… READ MORE

Published on February 21, 2018

OLYMPIA—The chair of the House Capital Budget Committee released changes (House Bill 2395) to the two-year construction budget that would invest more in public school construction, access to broadband internet in rural areas and mental health facilities. “These projects will… READ MORE

Published on February 20, 2018

OLYMPIA – The state funding backlog for a program providing college financial aid to students from families with low incomes is on track to be fully eliminated under the budget released by House Democrats today. The proposal, which adds $25… READ MORE

Published on February 20, 2018

OLYMPIA—Under the proposed House Transportation budget (House Bill 2469), the Alaska Way Viaduct Tunnel could be open as early as fall of 2018, there’d be funding for a new class of state troopers and tolls on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge… READ MORE

Published on February 14, 2018

A bill amending the state’s greenhouse gas reduction targets to align with the latest climate science cleared the House this afternoon, just ahead of the Legislature’s House of Origin cutoff deadline. House Bill 1144, sponsored by Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon, D-West… READ MORE

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