State Legislature

GOP senators propose eliminating Discover Pass park fees

Sen. Mark Schoesler says bill is in response to voter wishes

 

Homeless emergency grabs attention of lawmakers

Immediate solutions are elusive

 

Senator Rolfes visits Bremerton to discuss local issues

Christine Rolfes (D) has served as the Washington State Senator for the 23rd District since 2011

 

26th District lawmakers share their legislative report cards

Legislators say bipartisan cooperation crucial to getting capital funding

26th District lawmakers share their legislative report cards

Legislators say bipartisan cooperation crucial to getting capital funding

Caldier: Constituents say ‘no’ to state income tax, road use fee

Republican state representative surveys 26th LD constituents

Randall assumes chair of Senate Higher Education Committee

26th Legislative District Democrat previously served as vice-chair

Inslee skips chance to confront ‘blackmail’

Governor says state’s largest employer held him, state hostage for tax breaks

Homeless students deserve a shot at college

State Sen. Emily Randall writes that providing better access to education is a winning proposition

26th District’s Sen. Randall navigating Olympia’s twists and turns

Democrat appreciates the bipartisanship while accepting the occasional divisiveness

Randall says recent legislative session a success for constituents

26th District senator points to new funding for area transportation projects

Democrats do victory lap at end of session

Political reporter Jerry Cornfield offers his view of the concluding state legislative session

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                                A $52.4 billion biennium operating budget was passed by the state Legislature before its midnight deadline on April 28.

Legislature adjourns on time with new budget, new spending

Budget includes levy lid lift for school districts

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                                A $52.4 billion biennium operating budget was passed by the state Legislature before its midnight deadline on April 28.

Winners and losers ID’d in legislative session

Tobacco age raised, death penalty bill defeated in 2019 legislative session

Health provider misconduct bill signed by Inslee

House legislation sponsored by Rep. Caldier

House passes bill to help homeless college students

Sen. Randall’s bill passes by 57-37 margin

Senate passes amended state operating budget

More than half goes to K-12 education; negotiations begin between Senate, House