Letter calls for President Trump to take action
Two Eastern Washington lawmakers have signed onto a bipartisan letter asking President Donald J. Trump to begin Columbia River Treaty negotiations with Canada.
Brown: “Heart sick” about election results
The local Congressman has his first opponent for the 2018 election.
Goldendale lawmaker’s bill becomes law
A Goldendale lawmaker’s bill expanding the ability to prosecute voyeurism was signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Jay Inslee.
A local family is celebrating after a bill was signed into law yesterday that will help individuals with special needs during emergencies.
Congressman says he was absent due to wife’s health
A Sunnyside lawmaker who has long opposed the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” was absent yesterday when the House of Representatives voted 217-213 to replace “Obamacare.”
The state Department of Licensing is now required to mail a concealed pistol license renewal notification to license holders 90 days before their license expires.
Proposal awaits Trump’s signature
A bill awaiting President Donald J. Trump’s signature could be a boost to those whose livelihood depends on the weather.
Proposal offers education, water funding
Yesterday, the state Senate released a bipartisan, capital budget plan that would dedicate a record $1.1 billion toward school construction.
Proclamation includes three area counties
Yakima, Benton and Klickitat counties will benefit from a state emergency proclamation issued yesterday.
Benton, Klickitat counties in proclamation
Two counties in the Lower Yakima Valley could be in line for assistance after an emergency declaration.
Honeyford proposal goes to state House
A Sunnyside lawmaker’s bill to protect law enforcement officers cleared a hurdle yesterday.
Rural economy, access to data key elements
Congressman Dan Newhouse introduced two measures yesterday to try to rein in the over-reach and use of the federal Endangered Species Act.
Sunnyside man takes the gavel for the first time
A Sunnyside resident led the State Senate during its first full day of voting on Monday.
Congressman has group meetings set
Congressman Dan Newhouse, R-Sunnyside, is meeting with constituents, even as his critics claim he is avoiding them.
Sloppy paperwork could be leading to the unintended early releases of prisoners or longer sentences in the state’s Department of Corrections custody.