Monica Stonier

Annexation bill back with a new sponsor

State Sen. Don Benton, R-Vancouver, is backing a bill that would establish new voter approval requirements before the annexation of property by local taxing districts. House Bill 2637's lead sponsor: Democratic […]

Lynda Wilson stepping down as Clark County GOP chair

Lynda Wilson has decided to step down as chairwoman of the Clark County Republican Party, saying she needs time to focus on her campaign to unseat state Rep. Monica Stonier, […]

Rivers, Stonier named co-chairs of Career and Technical Education Opportunities Task Force

A new education task force that focuses on readying teens for a range of careers -- not just jobs that require a college degree -- will be lead by two […]

Did a disgraced Democratic campaign official impact the super close Benton-Probst election?

Could Democrat Tim Probst have unseated Vancouver Republican Don Benton in the tightest state Senate election of 2012? That question is being pondered this week in the aftermath of embezzlement charges […]

Stonier talks CRC at town hall, says feds should pay for a new bridge

State Rep. Monica Stonier, D-Vancouver, said during a town hall meeting on Tuesday that even though she voted against a transportation package that would have helped pay for the Columbia […]

Stonier joins committee to oversee new education reforms for struggling schools

State Rep. Monica Stonier was tapped recently to help monitor a new education-reform law that lets state officials step in when public schools display a record of failure. Along with approving […]

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 […]

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 […]

Local legislators’ proposals face last major cutoff before session ends

Wednesday marked the last big deadline for non-budgetary bills in the Legislature, and some proposals by Clark County's legislators fared better than others. Here's a quick roundup of where some […]

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 […]

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