State headed for income tax?

The people who are attempting to impose a state income tax on Washingtonians are trying to get there with the same tactic used to kill the $30 license tab fee.

October 2, 2017 noon read more..

Capital budget still tied up by Hirst Bill

The Republicans and Democrats are still locked in a tug-of-war involving the state’s capital budget and the Repulicans’ desire to undo the Hirst decision by which the state supreme court muddied everybody’s water.

September 22, 2017 noon read more..

At Olympia meetings: Republicans still say no

Moses Lake Republican State Senator Judy Warnick said meetings yesterday to deal with the Hirst Bill and the state’s capital budget went well, but there was no movement on either the bill or the budget.

August 10, 2017 noon read more..

Rep. Taylor bill signed into law

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.

April 20, 2017 noon read more..