Sen. John Braun talks to Lars Larson about a bill blocked by House Democrats that would make it a crime to knowingly expose a child to fentanyl, rent control legislation, and a measure that could severely restrict access to natural gas.
Sen. Short talks about bills to hike property tax increases, make more people pay real estate excise taxes, and limit what landlords can collect in rent.
9th District Sen. Mark Schoesler talks about how the Senate is now considering bills that were passed by the House earlier this session. He discusses how SB 5770, which would have allowed local property taxes to increase even more without a public vote, is dead for...
Sen. Wilson talks about his bills that passed the Senate that deal with kit homes, biosolids, and the state nickname.
Sen. Braun talks about three very controversial bills coming over to the Senate from the House concerning rent control, natural gas restrictions, and striking workers being able to collect unemployment insurance.
Sen. Nikki Torres on KONA Radio talking about human trafficking, the shortage of public defenders, the initiatives to the Legislature, a proposed property tax increase, tire friction standards, and more.
The state Legislature has failed domestic violence survivors by not acting on needed reforms, according to a state Senator. Tracy Ellis explains.
Schools are biggest winners in this year’s one-point-three-billion-dollar state Senate capital budget proposal. Tracy Ellis reports.
Sen. Schoesler talks about the Senate passing a couple of his bills - one to help school districts with construction-project costs by creating a public-school revolving fund and another to make changes to the state’s tax and licensing codes. He also touches on the...
The Leavenworth Affordable Rental Project could get the boost it needs from the state capital budget. Tracy Ellis explains.
Sen. Shelly Short on KPQ radio talking about her bills to allow greenhouses in more areas and regulate pharmacy benefit managers, rent control, a proposed expansion of the real estate excise tax, and more.
AUDIO: Slight increase in revenue confirms need for responsible spending approach, says Senate Republican budget leader
The state will bring in a little more money than initially estimated, but things could tighten up soon. Tracy Ellis explains.