A new tool in the battle against impaired driving that was set to be unveiled this year may not make it out of the state Legislature because some Democrats oppose it. Tracy Ellis explains.
VIDEO: Teach With TVW: On The Issues – Law Enforcement: Police Pursuit and Staffing Concerns with Sen. Mike Padden
Senator Padden takes questions from Senate Legislative Pages Christopher Yu and Aanchal Batwara about police pursuits and police force staffing shortages and the impacts of stress on policing. On The Issues - Law Enforcement: Police Pursuit...
VIDEO: KING 5: Captain who crashed ferry in West Seattle had long history of work troubles, records show… featuring Sen. Curtis King
“I’m very disappointed. We put people’s lives in jeopardy,” said Sen. Curtis King (R-Yakima), who is a ranking member of the state’s Joint Transportation Committee. “It was already a system in trouble, and [the crash] just exacerbated all the challenges that we had....
Money to fight salmon eating sea lions on the lower Columbia River and its tributaries gets approval from the state Senate. Tracy Ellis explains.
A former state legislator and Congresswoman who now leads a worldwide fight against child sex trafficking was honored by the state Senate. Tracy Ellis has more.
Hundreds of millions of dollars to support schools can be found in two state budgets passed by the Senate. Tracy Ellis reports.
Sen. John Braun gives us a deeper look at the true impact of the initiatives to repeal the income tax on capital gains, the Climate Commitment Act and the long-term car payroll tax. The sky is not falling. We can afford to repeal these policies that are digging deep...
Lawmakers will consider some of the initiatives to the Legislature and people are already showing their support. Sen. Wilson has some astonishing numbers.
AUDIO: Legislature votes to keep schools from removing certain books, McCune amendment to ban pornography fails
Washington school districts would not be able to remove certain books under a bill that passed in the state House and Senate. Tracy Ellis reports.
Are you wondering about what’s going on with the six initiatives to the state Legislature? Tracy Ellis and a state Senator have some answers.
Sen. Perry Dozier on KONA Radio talking about the six initiatives to the Legislature and a bill related to the decision-making process over controversial materials in schools.
9th District Sen. Mark Schoesler discusses the Senate's capital budget proposal, which focuses on K-12 school construction funding, as well as money to help areas impacted by last summer's wildfires. He also gives his thoughts on the Senate transportation budget and...