State lawmakers have reached a bipartisan deal on hard drug possession, but a state Senator says it should have happened earlier. Tracy Ellis reports on the special session.
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Sen. Ron Muzzall talks to KTTH Radio’s Jason Rantz about his bill that makes pregnancy more affordable by working with insurance companies to lower or eliminate copays and deductibles.
Governor Inslee approved bills from Senators Keith Wagoner, Ron Muzzall, Chris Gildon, Mike Padden, Jeff Wilson, Drew MacEwen, Mark Schoesler, Shelly Short, and Curtis King.
A bill that’s a lifeline for the hospital that serves Toppenish and much of the lower Yakima Valley was signed into law. Tracy Ellis explains.
Reducing the burden of state land-use planning requirements on small cities is the goal of a pair of bills signed into law. Tracy Ellis reports.
Making it a little less expensive to have a baby is the motivation behind a new state law. Tracy Ellis explains.
Sen. Phil Fortunato talks to Jason Rantz about a suite of housing bills signed by Gov. Inslee. https://omny.fm/shows/the-jason-rantz-show/sen-phil-fortunato-r-auburn-3
Substance abuse evaluations and treatment are on the way for Washington prison inmates nearing release. Tracy Ellis explains.
Help for small school districts to address their building-maintenance needs is on the way. Tracy Ellis reports.
People will soon be able to share their antique firearms with museums now that a hitch in state law has been removed. Tracy Ellis explains.
Sen. Jeff Wilson on KELA radio’s Let’s Talk About It program discussing hard drug possession and the upcoming special session of the Legislature to address it.
Businesses looking to become employee-owned got a boost with the signing of a bill in Olympia. Tracy Ellis reports.