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The Legislature concluded its business on May 25 following a 103-day regular legislative session and 30-day special session. I’m disappointed that state lawmakers could not finish their work on time, at...

June 7, 2011

The 2011 legislative session has unfortunately come to an early close. With an official adjournment scheduled for Sunday, legislators were sent home two days early despite unfinished business – including the...

April 22, 2011

A bill that would permit employers to give veterans preference in employment decisions was signed into law today by Gov. Christine Gregoire. House Bill 1432, sponsored by Rep. Jay Rodne, will...

April 20, 2011

The governor signed a bill into law Monday that will create a new Washington state flag account. The account will accept donations of state flags for military personnel and their families....

April 16, 2009

The governor signed a bill into law Monday that creates the Washington state flag account. The dedicated account will accept donations for the purchases of Washington state flags that will be...

April 16, 2009