A Prosser man serving his first term as a state legislator has been appointed one of his party’s leaders.
HB1327 filed before Trump inauguration
Two Eastern Washington lawmakers have introduced a bill to revamp the allocation process for the state’s electoral college votes.
Sunnyside Congressman Dan Newhouse voted Friday to repeal the Affordable Care Act, known as “Obamacare.”
A legislative task force recommended lawmakers amend the statute protecting law enforcement officers from prosecution if they use deadly force.
Environmental activist Hilary Franz was sworn in yesterday as the state’s 14th commissioner of public lands.
State officials are delaying submission of the education plan required as part of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, which replaced the No Child Left Behind Act.
Abortion, marijuana among issues in early bill filings
As the 105-day session of the 2017 Washington Legislature began Monday, several contentious issues loomed in addition to the biggest agenda item of all: funding basic education.
Rep. Taylor co-sponsors new legislation
A Yakima Valley lawmaker wants to change how law enforcement seizes assets.
Finding the dollars to meet the Supreme Court’s mandate to fully fund basic education as required by the state constitution is the dominant issue facing legislators in the 2017 session.
A Sunnyside man was elected to a leadership post yesterday during the first day of the legislative session.
Former School Board member begins term
A Prosser man is now serving his district as a state legislator.
Prosser man takes seat in state House
A Prosser businessman is excited about his first session in the state legislature.
A Sunnyside native is set for his second term in Congress.
Four defect from Clinton in state results
Four of the state’s 12 electors defected yesterday, costing Hillary Clinton additional votes in the Electoral College.
U.S. founders decided on the Electoral process
The 32nd Washington Electoral College convened at the state Capitol at high noon today, taking part in a time-honored ritual of awarding the state’s electoral votes for president and vice president.