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...
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...