Local student serves as page for Sen. King Maili Wells, a sophomore from Prosser High School, recently spent a week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Maili was one of 29 students who served as Senate pages for the eighth week of the 2016 legislative session. She was sponsored by... Read More...
King questions effectiveness of governor’s action on bill vetoes Sen. Curtis King, R-Yakima, today made this statement regarding the governor’s Thursday-night vetoes of 27 Senate bills, including Senate Bill 6606:  “It is mind-boggling that our state’s chief executive officer thinks the random sacrifice of Senate bills is the best way to motivate the House of Representatives and Senate to... Read More...
Transportation leader introduces bill addressing federal REAL ID compliance Today Sen. Curtis King introduced a bill that would ultimately allow Washington residents to obtain a driver’s license or state identicard that complies with the federal REAL ID Act of 2005. King’s legislation would outline the documentation that would be required to receive a new federal-purpose driver’s license or identicard;... Read More...
David Lambert serves as page for Sen. King David Lambert, a freshman at Yakima’s West Valley High School, spent a week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. David was one of 26 students who served as Senate pages for the seventh week of the 2016 legislative session. He was sponsored... Read More...
Spencer Malmberg serves as page for Sen. King Spencer Malmberg, an eighth grader from Yakima’s East Valley Central Middle School, spent a week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Spencer was one of 26 students who served as Senate pages for the seventh week of the 2016 legislative session.  He... Read More...
Jackson Finley serves as page for Sen. King Jackson Finley, a freshman at West Valley High School in Yakima, spent a week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Jackson was one of 22 students who served as Senate pages for the sixth week of the 2016 legislative session. He was... Read More...
Senate transportation leaders release bipartisan supplemental transportation budget Senate transportation-committee leaders today introduced a bipartisan 2016 supplemental transportation budget that will direct a modest amount of new funding toward road preservation and safety projects. The plan, which would adjust the 2015-17 transportation budget adopted this past year, would lift total spending for the biennium to $8.6 billion. “The... Read More...
Senate approves King’s measure to bolster disadvantaged businesses Today the Senate unanimously approved Sen. Curtis King’s bill that would provide a new avenue for minority-owned contracting companies to work with state transportation leaders on issues that affect their businesses. “I was approached by minority-owned business leaders who had become frustrated with the Department of Transportation. These leaders were... Read More...
IN THE NEWS: King awarded for help in passing energy bill   Photo Caption: Sen. Curtis King (right) receives an award from George Caan, Executive Director of the Washington Public Utility Districts Association. The Washington Public Utility Districts Association honored King for his leadership in passage of a bill signed last July by Gov. Jay Inslee last April that allows public... Read More...
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