But many hurdles remain
MERCURY, NEV. – Yucca Mountain in remote Las Vegas County, Nev. has the potential to store an estimated 70,000 to 77,000 tons of nuclear waste materials for upwards of a million years.
Just three months into his new role as a U.S. Congressman, Republican Dan Newhouse admits that his learning curve in the halls of the U.S. House of Representatives is still pretty steep.
In response to record low mountain snowpack and Gov. Jay Inslee’s drought declaration, the first meeting of a state legislative committee on drought convened this week.
The Washington State House of Representatives passed its 2015-17 biennium budget on a party-line vote yesterday, 51-47.
The Republican-controlled Washington state Senate this week proposed increasing state spending by nearly $4.2 billion in the general fund for the 2015-17 biennium. That’s without raising taxes.
Response was sure and swift from all perspectives last Friday, after House Democrats released their proposed $38.8 billion budget for the state’s 2015-17 biennium.
MABTON – While agreeing to pay $323,507 in unexpected costs for construction of its new wastewater plant, the city of Mabton is holding out hope for insurance coverage.
The Sunnyside City Council is split on whether or not to even discuss the possibility of asking citizens to vote on a potential ban on recreational marijuana sales in the city.
The ongoing, and seemingly never ending, discussion of whether or not to reopen South Hill Road in Sunnyside to through traffic continued at last night’s Sunnyside City Council meeting, with a decision planned for the council’s first meeting in April.
Monday, March 23, 2015, 6:30 p.m. at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center
Monday, March 23, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. at Mabton School Board meeting room
Political drama expected when legislators from both sides of aisle reveal education budgets next Monday
OLYMPIA - A political thriller earns its debut next Monday, March 23, at Olympia’s marble palladium.
TOPPENISH – Nine Supreme Court justices hearing three cases in one packed house.
RICHLAND – Congressman Dan Newhouse now has two offices in Central Washington.
OLYMPIA - When Initiative 1351 to reduce class sizes in Washington’s K-12 public school system was approved by fewer than 51 percent of the voters in last November’s General Election, some believe those who cast ballots may not have fully understood how much it would cost to implement or where the money would come from.