A state Senator says the hard drug-possession bill passed by the Legislature in a special session isn’t strong enough to deal with the state’s drug crisis. The legislation made possession a gross misdemeanor. Senator Mike Padden, the ranking Republican on the Senate...
AUDIO: Governor signs two Padden bills – SB 5058 encourages home ownership, SB 5218 provides tax exemption for mobility equipment
Governor Inslee signs bills that encourage home ownership and provide tax exemptions for high-tech wheelchairs. Tracy Ellis tells us Senator Mike Padden sponsored both measures.
Getting repeat drunk drivers off the road is the aim of a bill that passed out of the state Senate. Tracy Ellis has details.
A bill that passed in the state Senate would make it easier for businesses to become employee owned. Tracy Ellis reports.
The prison problems are prompting a trio of Senate Republicans to introduce a package of sweeping reforms. Senators Padden, Keith Wagoner and Steve O’Ban are sponsoring measures. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire...