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Bill would allow dental hygienists to administer topical pain relievers

By Lucas Wiseman The Columbian/Murrow News Service Dental hygienists may be able to help alleviate the pain of a dentist visit if legislation passes in the House of Representatives this session. House Bill […]

Rivers aims to ease environmental requirement for local governments

By Lucas Wiseman The Columbian/Murrow News Service OLYMPIA-- Local towns and cities may soon be free of an unfunded mandate requiring all publicly owned vehicles to convert to using biofuel or electricity […]

Harris’ bill receives hearing in Senate committee

By Lucas Wiseman The Columbian/Murrow News Service OLYMPIA-- Pharmacists may soon be added to the Legend Drug Act, thanks to a bill by Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver. House Bill 1182 creates a ‚Äútechnical […]

Video of congressional hearing on Pearson Air Museum

In case you didn't feel like waking up early to catch the 7 a.m. webcast of Thursday's congressional hearing on the Pearson Air Museum, The Columbian has you covered. Below are […]

Herrera Beutler’s bill would penalize fraudulent government contractors

After a company gets busted for lying about its qualifications in order to score a federal transportation contract, there's no law in place preventing that fraudulent business from applying for […]

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