Members of the state Senate yesterday, Thursday, passed the 2014 supplemental operating budget proposal, which was supported by Sen. Jim Honeyford.
In the hour prior to a public hearing on Senate Bill 6566 this past Wednesday, Sen. Steve O’Ban again called for Gov. Jay Inslee to reach out and listen to the victims before imposing a blanket moratorium on executions in Washington.
Washington House Democrats released their 2014 supplemental operating budget proposal yesterday (Wednesday). House Republicans say the budget will increase spending for the 2013-15 biennium by $173 million, including a net of $82 million in policy level increases.
State Rep. Charles Ross (R-Naches) has decided he will not run for a fifth term in the Washington State House of Representatives, opting instead to throw his hat in the ring to replace retiring Yakima County Auditor Corky Holloway.
Students who arrived in the United States illegally as children will soon be eligible to apply for college financial aid.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at 7 p.m. at Grandview City Hall
Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. at Mabton City Hall
Monday February 24, 2014 at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center
Monday, February 24, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. at Mabton School District Conference Room
As the 2014 legislative session reaches the half-way point, key priorities of Gov. Jay Inslee’s have passed through the House or Senate.
After mulling it over for a week, Sunnyside’s Dan Newhouse has thrown his hat into the ring, announcing today his decision to run for Congress
Dan Newhouse, a former state legislator and director of the state’s agriculture department, will announce his plans tomorrow, Thursday, on whether he will seek Doc Hastings’ Fourth District Congressional seat.
Yakima County commissioners yesterday (Tuesday) extended its moratorium on the retail sales, production and processing of recreational marijuana by six months.
West side lawmaker accuses governor of misusing his constitutional powers
Sen. Steve O’Ban, a constitutional attorney from west Pierce County, has introduced a measure aimed at addressing Gov. Jay Inslee’s blanket moratorium on death row executions in Washington state.
In a move that surprised state legislators, Gov. Jay Inslee held a press conference yesterday to announce he is imposing a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty in Washington state.