[6/18/19] Senator Fined
The Legislative Ethics Board has fined Democratic Sen. Sam Hunt $1,000 because his legislative assistant booked a room on the Capitol campus for a campaign-related event. The board issued its finding Friday and released it publicly on Monday. The order notes that $500 of the fine will be suspended provided Hunt has no further ethics […]
[4/3/19] Forest Health Plan
A plan to rehabilitate the state’s forests has been introduced in the Legislature.
Chelan County Commissioner Doug England terms the legislative session a disappointment so far.
[3/27/19] 12th District Town Hall Meeting
12th District representatives held a Town hall Meeting Saturday in Wenatchee.
[3/13/19] Cougar Control Bill Stuck in Legislature
A bill to allow cougar hunting with dogs doesn’t appear to be getting out of the Legislature this session.
[3/13/19] H2A Bill Passes Senate
The State House is considering a bill to enhance the temporary worker, or H2A, program.
Chelan County Commissioner Doug England approves of a letter sent to the U.S. Trade Representative about apple exports to Japan.
Without new money from the State, a new civic building and emergency operations center for the Town of Twisp may not happen.
[2/13/19] Levy Election Bill
Lawmakers are considering a bill to lower passage levels for school levies.
[1/30/19] Steele on the Budget
12th District State Representative Mike Steele had thoughts on Gov. Jay Inslee’s proposed budget.