Republican senators unveil ‘Power Washington’ energy plan Energy package focuses on seven major goals, including keeping energy costs low Three members of the Senate Republican Caucus today unveiled a comprehensive energy plan that offers fair and reliable solutions to benefit all Washingtonians. “It’s time for our state to create better energy policies,” said 14th District Sen. Curtis... Read More...
King receives recognition for his record of bipartisan leadership During its annual Cascade Conference in Leavenworth, the Mainstream Republicans of Washington announced that state Sen. Curtis King is this year’s recipient of the organization’s Mitchell-Hill Award. The award, which was given to King for his ability to work in the Legislature in a bipartisan manner, is named after two... Read More...
Statement from Republican transportation leaders on the agreement reached by the Legislature on the Move Ahead Washington transportation package Sen. Curtis King, ranking Republican on the Senate Transportation Committee, and Rep. Andrew Barkis, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, issued this statement regarding the Legislature’s agreement on the 2022 supplemental transportation budget (Senate Bill 5689) and the Move Ahead Washington transportation package (Senate Bill 5974 and Senate Bill... Read More...
King unveils state transportation-funding plan free of tax or fee increases Sen. Curtis King, the Republican leader on the Senate Transportation Committee, today unveiled a plan to make nearly $23 billion in transportation investments statewide without any tax or fee increases. “There are important transportation needs throughout Washington that need to be addressed soon,” said King, R-Yakima. “This proposal funds many... Read More...
King receives awards for work on business, agricultural issues Sen. Curtis King has been honored this week by two statewide associations for his legislative work on business and agricultural issues. King, the ranking Republican member on both the Senate Labor, Commerce and Tribal Affairs Committee and Senate Transportation Committee, received the Association of Washington Business’ 2021 Legislator of the Year... Read More...