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The Washington State House of Representatives today passed legislation to eliminate the state Department of Agriculture's (WSDA) livestock branding and inspection program. The legislation, House Bill 2075, was sponsored by Rep....

March 13, 2019

'Raising taxes by $8 billion over the next four years…is not the answer,” says Chandler Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger and ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, voted against the House...

March 31, 2017

There is another recent state Supreme Court ruling that has not garnered as much attention nor as many headlines as the education funding McCleary decision. Yet this other court action could...

Feb. 16, 2017

Dry Creek Complex fire raises questions about authority, procedures in 'no man's land'   Legislators representing the portion of Yakima County damaged by the Dry Creek Complex fire in late August...

Nov. 10, 2009