Sen. Schoesler talks about how his bills to speed up liquor license applications and pay for school construction are bogged down in the House. He also discusses a bill that mandates new expensive security measures for gun stores.
Sen. Jim McCune talks to Lars Larson about Democrats rejecting his amendment to a bill that prohibits schools from rejecting books. His amendment was aimed at keeping pornographic material out of schools. McCune recently received some new examples of materials...
Topics include his measures related to biosolids, The Evergreen State, and sealions; the Initiatives to the Legislature, including cap-and-trade; gun store regulations; chicken checks; and more.
Now that state lawmakers have heard three initiatives, the state Senate Republican Leader says it time to hear three more. Tracy Ellis explains.
VIDEO: Republican Senators speak out against bill they fear could end retail firearm sales in Washington
The bill would require firearm dealers to install onerous security features and superfluous alarm and surveillance systems, and adopt redundant storage and excessively burdensome record-keeping practices. It also would set minimum insurance-coverage requirements and...
AUDIO: Senate vote amounts to death sentence for Washington’s firearm dealers, say Republican Senators
Many small Washington gun stores may be forced out of business by a bill passed by Democrats in both chambers of the state Legislature. Tracy Ellis reports.
Keeping Washington roadways safe and strong is the focus of the state Senate transportation budget. Tracy Ellis reports.
AUDIO: Trespassing on a school bus would be a serious crime under a bill making its way through the state Legislature. Tracy Ellis reports.
Sen. Brad Hawkins on KOZI Radio talking about the Apple Blossom Royal Court, the legislative process, Initiatives to the Legislature, state budgets, and more.
Sen. John Braun talks to Lars Larson about initiatives to the Legislature that fight income taxes – I-2111 banning income taxes and I-2109 repealing the capital gains income tax.
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...