[6/18/19] Senator Fined

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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 […]

[3/13/19] Cougar Control Bill Stuck in Legislature

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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

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The State House is considering a bill to enhance the temporary worker, or H2A, program.

[3/8/19] Commissioner Supports Letter on Japan Apple Exports

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Chelan County Commissioner Doug England approves of a letter sent to the U.S. Trade Representative about apple exports to Japan.

[3/4/19] Twisp Hopes for Emergency Center Funding

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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

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Lawmakers are considering a bill to lower passage levels for school levies.

[1/30/19] Steele on the Budget

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12th District State Representative Mike Steele had thoughts on Gov. Jay Inslee’s proposed budget.