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AG Ferguson asks court to block EPA’s attempt to suspend Clean Water Rule


Feb 06, 2018
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a lawsuit to block the Environmental Protection Agency’s attempt to suspend the Waters…





Short supports Hirst-fix bill approved by Legislature


Jan 23, 2018
After several days and nights of hours-long talks, Senate and House negotiators reached a compromise this week on legislation to…

Hard-fought Hirst compromise reached for rural Washington


Jan 19, 2018
After nearly a year of negotiations, Sen. Judy Warnick, former chair of the Senate’s water-related committee and lead negotiator…

Colville Business Council Expels Councilwoman Williams-Louis


Jan 18, 2018
By a 10-3 vote, the Colville Business Council (CBC) today approved the expulsion of CBC member Melissa Louis-Williams. The…

Maycumber proposes legislation to assist veterans in underserved counties


Jan 16, 2018
Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, introduced legislation this week to help veterans in Northeast Washington access the…

Kretz proposes Hirst equity bill: The One Washington Water Act


Jan 15, 2018
House Republican Deputy Leader Joel Kretz introduced The One Washington Water Act today.  The proposal is designed to break the…