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A bill that would create a home sharing grant program to help reduce the homeless population in Washington state was recently heard by a House committee. House Bill 1183, authored by...

Jan. 27, 2021

When the 2021 legislative session begins Jan. 11, Rep. Michelle Caldier, R-Port Orchard, will be serving in a new position as the ranking Republican on the House Housing, Human Services and...

Dec. 23, 2020

In my last email update, I mentioned the possibility of the Legislature not passing a capital budget this year if a bill to fix the damage caused by the state Supreme...

Aug. 17, 2017

After 172 days of session, the Legislature finally adopted a two-year, $43.7 billion operating budget last Friday. While 48 percent of the 2015-17 operating budget was allocated for K-12 education, this...

July 7, 2017