A Democratic-sponsored bill in the Legislature is drawing sharp criticism from Republicans.
House Bill 2001 (HB 2001) would allow convicted felons to petition state courts to have their sentences reduced when meeting certain criteria.
Twelfth District Rep...
Twelfth District Sen. Brad Hawkins (R-East Wenatchee) and other state lawmakers are looking for ways to pad the 16-year, Move Ahead Washington (MAW) transportation package that was passed by the legislature just last year.
Due to inflation and the rising cost of labor and materials, the $3 billion package is already projected to fall well short of meeting its original goals and many lawmakers agre