In this update from Olympia, Sen. Chris Gildon, R-Puyallup, describes his plan for 'Whole Washington,' which ties together public and private social services across the state into a single seamless phone app. Gildon's SB 5943, which passed the Senate Feb. 9, would...
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Putting up small kit-built homes would be easier if a bill that passed unanimously out of the state Senate becomes law. Tracy Ellis reports.
State Legislative Republicans – Sens. John Braun and Chris Gildon and Reps. Drew Stokesbary and Peter Abbarno – hold a weekly media availability to discuss the very latest in the 2024 legislative session. https://youtu.be/qidkgjm57Xo
Sen. Jeff Wilson talks with Kyle Pauley on KXRO radio about kit homes, making ‘The Evergreen State’ the official nickname of Washington, rent control, and more. https://soundcloud.com/kxronews/2-14-24-senator-jeff-wilson
The state Senate declares Washington to be “The Evergreen State” and attempts to clear up an oversight that dates back 131 years. Tracy Ellis explains.
A pair of bills that target the fast-rising rate of opioid addiction and overdose deaths passed this week in the state Senate. Tracy Ellis reports.
A seemingly feel-good bill from middle school students on the teaching of the Pledge of Allegiance is dead at the hands of state Senate Democrats. Tracy Ellis explains.
Schools that struggle to pay for construction projects may have a new source of funding in the future. Tracy Ellis reports.
Reducing chronic student absenteeism is the goal of legislation that advanced out of the state Senate. Tracy Ellis reports.
At a time when crime seems out of control, a bill described as a victim-centered, trauma-informed response to sexual assault in the legal system passed in the state Senate. Tracy Ellis explains.
Sen. Schoesler talks about the death of controversial bill that would have increased property tax rate hikes and his legislation to speed up the liquor license approval process.
Sen. Brad Hawkins on the KOZI Morning News talking about the legislative process, a proposal to increase property tax rate hikes, his ‘Walking Start to Running Start’ bill, JC Baldwin being confirmed to the Transportation Commission, and more.