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Washington senator emphasizes advocating for Indigenous rights

On Nov. 26, or Native American Heritage Day, Washington Sen. Patty Murray emphasized the importance of continuing to advocate for the state’s tribal communities past the commemorative holiday. The holiday follows […]

State considers payment program for car fees

For car buyers, state and county sales taxes often add thousands of dollars to the price tag for a new or used vehicle. Along with registration, title and tag fees, […]

“The Lars Larson Show” debate contains predictable responses on policy from candidates

Lars Larson hosted a debate on his conservative talk show between two candidates running for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. Joe Kent, R-Yacolt, and Brent Hennrich, D-Vancouver, discussed their visions for Southwest […]

JHB opposes foreign contributions in state and local elections after FEC news

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, introduced bipartisan legislation Wednesday to prohibit foreign contributions in elections. The bill would amend the Federal Election Campaign Act to ban contributions from foreign nationals […]

GOP outlines process to replace Rivers

Although State Sen. Ann Rivers hasn’t yet said when she’s leaving, Republicans aren’t letting any grass grow under their legislative feet. They have already started working on finding a replacement […]

Herrera Beutler asks Inslee to block Oregon’s tolling plans

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, sent a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee Tuesday asking him to pledge to block Oregon’s plan to toll the I-5 and I-205 bridges. Herrera Beutler […]

Heidi St. John thinks debates need to wait until November is over

Heidi St. John, a Republican running for Congress in Washington’s 3rd Congressional District, said another candidate’s proposal to hold a radio debate in October was “silly.” She said debating before Clark […]

Yakhour drops out of the congressional race

Wadi Yakhour, a Republican candidate who ran for Congress in Southwest Washington, has dropped out of the 2022 race. Yakhour was one of a few Republicans looking to primary Herrera Beutler, […]

Trump endorses Joe Kent in 2022 election

Former President Donald Trump officially endorsed Joe Kent, a Republican running for Congress in Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. Kent is challenging the incumbent and fellow Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, who […]

Herrera Beutler is still against tolls

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, wrote to the Oregon Department of Transportation this week to once again discourage the agency from adopting a tolling or congestion pricing program on […]

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