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Sen. Jim Honeyford

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Lawmakers prepping for 2015 session

Funding basic education and addressing water storage needs are among the issues facing 15th District lawmakers when the state legislature begins a new session on Monday, Jan. 12.

Honeyford afforded two honors

In a ceremony held May 1, Sen. Jim Honeyford (R-Sunnyside) received the first-ever College of the Sciences Alumni of the Year Award for social sciences from Central Washington University.

Sunnyside lawmaker’s bill that protects state waters signed into law by governor

Sunnyside Sen. Jim Honeyford’s work to keep state waterways from being infested by non-native mussels and other invasive species was validated when Senate Bill 6040 was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee last week.

Sunnyside legislator pleased with work on budget

Members of the state Senate yesterday, Thursday, passed the 2014 supplemental operating budget proposal, which was supported by Sen. Jim Honeyford.

Defense against invasive species now one step closer

Sunnyside Sen. Jim Honeyford’s work to keep state waterways from being infested by non-native mussels received another boost this past Tuesday.

Honeyford bill would spare honeybee industry from sting of B&O tax

OLYMPIA - The Senate Agriculture, Water and Rural Economic Development Committee last Thursday considered a bill aimed at putting more buzz into the state’s honeybee industry.

Honeyford works to allow Selah facility to begin accepting new patients

OLYMPIA - To help protect the vulnerable residents who call the Yakima Valley School in Selah their home, Sen. Jim Honeyford has proposed a bill that would allow the residential care facility to begin admitting new patients again.

Washington State Farm Bureau names lawmaker from Sunnyside its legislator of the year for 2013

Sen. Jim Honeyford (R-Sunnyside) last Wednesday accepted the Washington State Farm Bureau’s Legislator of the Year Award for an unprecedented third time. The Sunnyside Republican also received the award in 2003 and 2007.

Honeyford out of gate quickly for start of new session

OLYMPIA - The Washington State Legislature begins a new session today, Monday, and Sen. Jim Honeyford already has two proposals for his colleagues to consider.


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