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Herrera Beutler is on board with bigger relief checks

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler is on board with increasing direct payments to individuals as part of the COVID-19 stimulus package, joining the unlikely alliance of House Democrats and President Donald […]

Clark County election expenses rise due to turnout

The Nov. 3 general election cost Clark County a bit more than anticipated, largely the result of a surge in voter turnout.  Included in the county’s most recent supplemental budget is […]

Congresswoman calls for more car commuters in I-5 bridge planning

Won’t somebody think of the automobiles? According to Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, we ought to be. The congresswoman penned a letter this week calling for more car commuter representation […]

It’s almost election season … again.

Another election is coming up, roughly three short months after a pretty publicized one.  A special election will be held Feb. 9. It includes two resolutions in the Camas School District […]

Herrera Beutler expects a Biden inauguration, but won’t call him president-elect

Asked if she acknowledges Joe Biden's presidential win, Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, responded through a spokesman that she expects Biden to be inaugurated. But she stopped short of […]

Fireworks and the 2020 ‘dumpster fire’

A lot of people offered a lot of opinions ahead of this week’s decision by the Clark County Council to limit fireworks sales and use, but one comment probably captured […]

Sen. Rivers elected Republican caucus chair

Sen. Ann Rivers was unanimously elected as the new caucus chair of the Washington Senate Republicans Wednesday. Rivers, serving a third 4-year term as senator of the state’s 18th Legislative District, […]

How Bowerman fended off James’ comeback attempt

The underdog in the Clark County Council District 3 race this year made up significant ground between the primary and general elections, but not enough.  Karen Bowerman, a Republican, won the […]

State senator drafts legislation for in-person schooling

Sen. John Braun, a Republican from Centralia, is drafting legislation that would require Washington’s counties to offer full-time, in-person schooling if their COVID-19 positivity rate is below 5 percent. In a […]

Rep. Harris reelected as minority caucus chair

Rep. Paul Harris will continue in his role as Washington State House Republican Caucus Chair. Harris, the six-term Republican representative from the 17th Legislative District, was re-elected by his colleagues on […]

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