January 14, 2013
Sen. Jim Honeyford
Cattle feeders across Washington may become exempt from state regulations on dust kicked up by their livestock and equipment if a bills being considered by the 2017 Legislature become law.January 31, 2017 noon read more..
Yakima Valley lawmakers are less than enthusiastic about Gov. Jay Inslee’s budget proposal for 2016.December 21, 2015 7 p.m. read more..
The state Supreme Court’s decision last week to fine the state $100,000 a day because it feels there is lack of progress on funding basic education isn’t finding many friends in the Lower Valley.August 19, 2015 3 p.m. read more..
Sen. Jim Honeyford says the new $3.9 billion capital budget passed by lawmakers this past Tuesday night mirrors the budget priorities that have defined the 2015 legislative session…strong reforms, accountability and providing maximum return to taxpayers for every dollar.July 2, 2015 3 p.m. read more..
Early release of some prison inmates and a complete shutdown of state parks are among possible impacts if lawmakers don’t approve a budget by June 30.June 12, 2015 3 p.m. read more..
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.April 7, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
Sunnyside Sen. Jim Honeyford’s work to keep state waterways from being infested by non-native mussels received another boost this past Tuesday.February 13, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
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.February 3, 2014 3:40 p.m. read more..
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.January 29, 2014 3:17 p.m. read more..
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.November 25, 2013 3:16 p.m. read more..
OLYMPIA - The Washington State Legislature begins a new session today, Monday, and Sen. Jim Honeyford already has two proposals for his colleagues to consider.January 14, 2013 3:28 p.m. read more..