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.
No new tax increases in Washington’s state budgets, but some of the spending causes many Republican legislators to balk.
Tracy Ellis has more on the budgets approved by the legislature.
Senate and House Republican leaders gather for their weekly media availability. They discuss the operating and transportation budgets, abortion, housing, income taxes, and more.
Sen. Curtis King talks with KONA Radio’s The Bottom Line about the proposed Senate Budget, police pursuits, hard drug possession, and a bill that could remove parents from the health care decision-making process for their kids.
Sen. Curtis King talks to KLCK Radio about banning homeless camps near schools, hard drug possession, police pursuits, requiring drivers ed classes, helping small hospitals, replacing the Hood River Bridge, and more.
Sen. King talks about the legislative process, the positives of an in-person legislative session, traffic safety, consequences of anti-law enforcement legislation, hard drugs, marijuana candy, railroad workers, paid family leave, long-term care, advisory votes, and transportation funding.
Sen. Curtis King talks with KONA Radio’s The Bottom Line about a bill to allow sports betting in card rooms, legislation to promote hydrogen use, funding for rural hospitals, the elimination of advisory votes, fixes to the police pursuit law, and more.
A card room owner challenging tribal monopolies on sports betting plans to take his fight to the Supreme Court. A Sen. King bill would have extended sports wagering to card rooms.