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The state House of Representatives has approved a bill that would require Transportation Benefit Districts (TBDs) to hold a public hearing before voting to impose a charge or fee. The vote...

Jan. 31, 2018

In the late afternoon and early evening of June 30, hours before the end of the state’s fiscal cycle, the Legislature passed a new 2017-19 operating budget. Minutes before midnight, Gov. Jay...

Aug. 25, 2017

Good government transparency bill passes House Now that we are past the deadline for all House bills to be voted out of our chamber, I’m happy to report two of my...

March 10, 2017

Rep. Liz Pike introduced legislation to shine a light on the budgeting process in Olympia.

Feb. 8, 2013