Published on January 15, 2018

OLYMPIA—How can we tackle Washington state’s housing shortage and affordability crisis? Legislation by Rep. Cindy Ryu (D-Shoreline) is designed to help by spurring greater housing density near transit stations in Washington’s urban centers. “People are flocking to our cities for… READ MORE

Published on January 12, 2018

OLYMPIA – A measure that would provide a much-needed boost to law enforcement in the fight against child pornography and exploitation had a public hearing today in the House Finance committee. House Bill 2389, sponsored by Rep. David Sawyer (D-Tacoma),… READ MORE

Published on January 11, 2018

OLYMPIA—How can we create jobs in timber and farm country? House Bill 2177 by Rep. Mike Chapman (D-Port Angeles) is designed to do exactly that, and the legislation recently got a hearing in the Higher Education Committee. “One year beyond… READ MORE

Published on January 4, 2018

“Today the Trump Administration reversed years of federal policy that has enabled states like Washington to implement a legal marijuana market as the voters directed us to do in 2012. Over the past few years, legislators have worked in a… READ MORE

Published on December 21, 2017

As Washington’s – and the nation’s – population ages, more and more families are facing the challenges of caring for an elderly family member. The majority of adults have no long-term care insurance, and such care is not covered under… READ MORE

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