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.
Cracking down on repeat drunk drivers is the goal of a bill moving through the state legislature. Kimberly Wirtz has details.
Giving you the opportunity to end the payroll tax for long-term care is the aim of a state Senator’s bill. Kimberly Wirtz reports.
VIDEO: KOMO: Courtroom challenge for COVID vaccine mandate for state workers to be heard this week, feat. Sen. Mike Padden
“A Thurston County judge is scheduled later this week to hear arguments about Gov. Jay Inslee's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for state workers as opponents seek to have the order overturned by the courts.” https://youtu.be/XRJi0th2AcQ
The state Senator who represents the 4th Legislative District in Eastern Washington on the Idaho border isn’t surprised by its growth. Tracy Ellis explains.
VIDEO: Legislator reacts to Governor’s move to require state employees and healthcare workers to get COVID vaccine
Senator Mike Padden of Spokane Valley tells KOMO's Keith Eldridge it is bullying on the Governor’s part. https://youtu.be/ol_hUx1T_WM
Reaction is pouring in from state Senate Republicans angry about Governor Inslee’s announcement to require state workers to get the COVID vaccine. Tracy Ellis reports.
A state Senator wants you to tune in to a meeting on so-called ‘gun violence’ tomorrow (Wednesday) morning. Tracy Ellis has details.
The state legislature needs to act now to deal with a court decision decriminalizing drug possession according to the top Republican on the Senate Law and Justice committee. Tracy Ellis reports.