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Clark County Politics

Senate panel hears dramatic testimony about Tiffany Hill’s killing

January 16, 2020, 7:49pm Clark County News

Melissa Nelson heard gunshots from her classroom at Sarah J. Anderson Elementary School and saw the lockdown alarm on her computer confirming there had been a shooting. Read story

Washougal Democrat to seek seat in Legislature

January 16, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

A member of the Washougal School Board intends to run for state representative in the 18th Legislative District this year. Read story

Herrera Beutler calls bill critical to preserving salmon habitat

January 15, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The end of 2019 saw increased federal funding for Columbia River salmon hatcheries, the latest attempt in a line of legislation to boost the region's stock of the valuable fish. Read story

2020 Legislative Preview: 7 key issues for Clark County’s delegation

January 12, 2020, 6:05am Clark County News

Clark County legislators will debate a number of divisive topics during a short but intense 60-day session of the Legislature that starts Monday. Read story

Murray, Cantwell call for expanded testimony in Trump trial

January 12, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Both U.S. senators from Washington are urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow testimony from first-hand witnesses during President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Democratic House leadership announced Friday that they would move to send the articles of impeachment to the Senate this week. Read story

Washington’s March presidential primary: a primer

January 12, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Washington will join the ranks of early voters in the upcoming presidential primary. Read story

2020 vision for Clark County businesses locks in on I-5 Bridge

January 12, 2020, 6:00am Business

Washington’s 2020 legislative session kicks off this week, with an agenda packed with items that have the potential to impact Southwest Washington. Read story

Herrera Beutler votes against war powers resolution

January 9, 2020, 4:36pm Clark County News

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, voted against a resolution Thursday that would force President Donald Trump to obtain approval from Congress before taking further military action in Iran. Read story

49th Legislative District lawmakers to hold town hall Saturday

January 8, 2020, 8:24pm Clark County News

Three lawmakers representing the 49th Legislative District will hold a town hall meeting Saturday to hear from constituents before the 2020 Legislature convenes Monday in Olympia. Read story

Ex-head of conservation group to seek Dist. 4 county council seat

January 8, 2020, 6:41pm Clark County News

The former head of a local conservation group has announced that he will run for a seat on the Clark County Council, promising a new approach to development. Read story