King applauds selection of Augustine as chair of state Redistricting Commission The recent selection of Yakima’s Sarah Augustine as the chair of the Washington State Redistricting Commission was a good decision, said 14th District Sen. Curtis King, R-Yakima. The Redistricting Commission is reestablished the year after each U.S. Census to reset the boundaries of Washington’s legislative and congressional districts, using the... Read More...
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King: Inslee’s latest restrictions will devastate part of state’s economy Sen. Curtis King, R-Yakima and the ranking Republican on the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee, issued this statement today in response to Gov. Jay Inslee’s announcement that he is ordering restrictions and shutdowns this week that affect Washington restaurants, bars, gyms, retail stores and all indoor gatherings. The restrictions will... Read More...
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...
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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...