Small-town jobs bill advances in House

OLYMPIA—Bipartisan legislation to encourage investments in rural Washington passed an important hurdle in the House of Representatives. “This is about creating opportunity and jobs in timber and farm country,” said… READ MORE

Lawmakers weigh in on fixes for local economy

The group of Democratic legislators representing the 19th and 24th Legislative Districts said Monday they’d like more direction from local leaders looking for a solution to the traffic mess created… READ MORE