Sen. King floor speech
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...
Sen. King and former Rep. Judy Clibborn
King receives award for work on transportation issues Sen. Curtis King has been honored by the Washington State Good Roads & Transportation Association for his work on transportation issues. King, formerly the chair of the Senate Transportation Committee and currently its ranking Republican member, was named Legislator of the Decade by the association at its 2019 Legislative Breakfast Tuesday. The... Read More...
Federal assistance requested for finding missing Native American women All 49 members of the Washington State Senate joined today to send a letter to federal government leaders requesting resources and assistance with finding missing Native American women. This action comes after the Legislature approved HB 2951 during the recently completed 2018 session, which tasks Washington State Patrol with studying... Read More...
REAL ID fix sails through Senate on 45 to 4 bipartisan vote REAL ID compliance legislation sailed through the Senate this morning on a 45 to 4 bipartisan vote. The chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, Sen. Curtis King, R-Yakima, sponsored SB 5008 to bring Washington State into compliance with the federal requirements of the 2005 REAL ID Act. The bill requires... Read More...
Goldendale teen serves as page for Sen. King OLYMPIA… Alyssa Simmons, an 11th-grade homeschooled student from Goldendale, was sponsored by Sen. King to spend a week working as a page for the Washington State Senate in Olympia. Alyssa was one of 15 students who served as Senate pages for the first week of the 2017 legislative session. “Alyssa... Read More...