King proposes using new funding to fund fish barrier passage projects Sen. Curtis King, R-Yakima, today proposed that the $196 million expected from Boeing in 2020-21 from the aerospace tax incentive reform bill be used to fund fish passage projects around the state. “Our plan would allow Washington to finally begin work on an extremely expensive project that will impact many... Read More...
Sen. Curtis King
King to hold telephone town hall Feb. 20 on legislative session Residents of the 14th Legislative District will have a chance to learn more about issues before the 2020 Legislature by taking part in a one-hour telephone town hall meeting Thursday, Feb. 20, hosted by Sen. Curtis King, R-Yakima. During the town hall, which begins at 6 p.m., King will discuss... Read More...
Governor signs trio of bills sponsored by Sen. King Three bills introduced this legislative session by 14th District Sen. Curtis King were signed into law today by Gov. Jay Inslee. One of the proposals, Senate Bill 5909, authorizes licensed liquor manufacturers to contract with licensed bottlers to have alcoholic beverages placed in cans, bottles and bags, and to mix... Read More...
Sen. Curtis King
Senate honors Central Washington leaders for community service The state Senate today paid tribute to the retiring manager of the Central Washington State Fair and honored a Yakima auto dealership for its youth program promoting perfect school attendance. The Senate passed Senate Resolution 8630, which honors Selah resident Greg Stewart for his 48-year career dedicated to the state’s... Read More...
Sen. King statement on proposed Senate transportation budget Sen. Curtis King, ranking Republican on the Senate Transportation Committee and R-Yakima, issued this statement on Proposed Substitute Senate Bill 5214, the 2019-21 Senate transportation budget unveiled by Senate Transportation Committee Chair Steve Hobbs on Tuesday: “This is generally a minimal transportation budget. It doesn’t spend as much as prior budgets,... Read More...
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King bill seeks to ban homeless camps near schools and child care centers Homeless camps wouldn’t be allowed near schools, preschools, child care centers and other early-learning facilities under a bill introduced by Sen. Curtis King, R-Yakima. Senate Bill 5882 would prohibit cities, towns and counties from permitting sanctioned or unsanctioned homeless tent camps or other encampments within 1,000 feet of a public... Read More...