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VIDEO: KOMO: Bill to curb Washington governor’s emergency powers clears major hurdle in legislature, featuring Sen. Jeff Wilson

By tracyellis | Published on February 03, 2022

A state Senate committee approved a bill to place a 90-day check on state of emergency proclamations issued by the Washington governor, unless the time limit is otherwise cleared by the leadership of both chambers.

VIDEO: KOMO: Sen. King on Inslee signing bill to raise unemployment benefit, freeze taxes paid by businesses

By tracyellis | Published on February 08, 2021

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed an unemployment insurance bill to help businesses and workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Sen. Curtis King says businesses that are barely hanging on need this legislation.