Annette Cleveland

Senators charge $8,460 in per diems during 3-day special session

State senators were reimbursed a combined $8,460 to cover the cost of meals and lodging during the Nov. 7-9 special session in Olympia. Lawmakers were called into the session to […]

75 Washington legislators to Oregon’s governor: We support the Columbia River Crossing

State Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, and 74 other Washington legislators showed their support this week for a revived Columbia River Crossing project. In a letterĀ to Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, Cleveland thanked […]

Cleveland to Oregon legislators: Don’t listen to that outspoken CRC critic from Washington

State Sen. Annette Cleveland seemed to fire back on Monday against her colleague, Sen. Don Benton, who reportedly sent a letter to Oregon legislators late last week that blasted the […]

Rep. Pike leads her Clark County colleagues in missed legislative votes this year

During her first legislative session, Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, missed 41 floor votes out of 694. Her missed votes were caused by a death in the family and a sinus […]

As legislators debate their budgets, CRC could be bargaining chip

By Lucas Wiseman The Columbian/Murrow News Service OLYMPIA -- With only three days until the end of the regular legislative session, one party on Thursday declared its work completed, while the other […]

Cleveland gets her first bill signed into law

By Lucas Wiseman The Columbian/Murrow News Service OLYMPIA -- As the Legislature nears April 28, its constitutionally required final day of session, there are many issues that have yet to be […]

Let’s go to the tape: Benton says he ‘schooled’ LaHood

State Sen. Don Benton, R-Vancouver, wants you to know that he emerged victoriously from a closed-door caucus meeting yesterday with U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. LaHood had made a special […]

Many bills of local interest clear Wednesday’s cutoff

By Lucas Wiseman The Columbian/Murrow News Service Wednesday was the Legislature's deadline for many bills to pass out of policy committees. Here is a look at some bills that made it, and […]

Former senator Pridemore has left the ‘Couve

Things are looking up for former Democratic state Sen. Craig Pridemore, who was dealt a tough blow in the 2012 elections. He decided to leave his 49th District lawmaking post […]

Clark County’s legislators move bills through the opposite chamber

By Lucas Wiseman The Columbian/Murrow News Service Now that the 2013 legislative session is more than halfway over, state lawmakers from Clark County are working their bills through the opposite chamber in […]

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