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State revenue forecast prompts tax relief bill

OLYMPIA - Revenue for the next two budget cycles will bring in more than $1.2 billion than previously forecast for the next two budget...

Carbon Tax debate continues to draw controversy

WENATCHEE - A proposed carbon tax in Washington State is on the agenda for discussion this morning at the Chelan County PUD Commissioners morning...

State Senate Signs Off On Abolishing Death Penalty, House To Review

OLYMPIA-The State Senate has signed off on abolishing the death penalty in Washington State. The chamber voted 26-22 last Wednesday to repeal the law under...

Computer Glitch Leaves 7,000 Voters Unregistered Throughout WA

WENATCHEE- A Department of Licensing computer glitch caused an error in Washington’s “Motor Voter” system leaving nearly 7,000 voters unregistered in the state. Of those,...

Senate To Consider Legislation Easing Restrictions On Wine, Beer At Farmers...

OLYMPIA-The House has approved legislation that eases restrictions on Microbreweries and Wineries at farmers markets. Under the bill sponsored by Rep. Mark Hargrove microbreweries would be authorized...

Inslee Voices Frustration, Continues Campaign for Carbon Tax

"It has been almost a decade since this legislature promised people that they would take care of their clean air and their lungs and...

Property tax reduction bill considered in State House

OLYMPIA - A bill being considered in Olympia would drastically reduce the property taxes in Washington State. The measure is sponsored by House Representative, Cary...

Washington Senator Looks to Regulate Gambling in Video Games

You might want to take another look at the new video game you purchased for your kids this past Christmas. A recent development has...

Regional Emergency Operations Center project secures state funding

WENATCHEE- Plans to build an emergency operations center in Chelan County are on the fast-track now that State funding has been secured. Sheriff Brian Burnett commented...

State Senator Brad Hawkins sponsors forest fire reduction bill

OLYMPIA - Legislation is moving forward in the Legislature that authorizes the Department of Natural Resources to approve spending on forest fire reduction work....

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