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Annette Cleveland

Clark County’s state lawmakers fight to save Larch Corrections Center

August 25, 2023, 6:05am Clark County News

Local efforts to keep Larch Corrections Center near Yacolt open have drawn the support of state lawmakers. Read story

Sen. Annette Cleveland secures $515K to help Columbia Play Project kick-start children’s museum in Clark County

April 27, 2023, 6:02am Clark County News

The creation of a new children’s museum in Clark County took a step forward this week after state Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, secured $515,000 in funding for Columbia Play Project.… Read story

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee delivers his 2023 State of the State address at the Capitol in Olympia on Jan. 10. Inslee took the rare step of testifying at a Senate committee meeting Tuesday to show his support for a proposed state constitutional amendment protecting the right to abortion in Washington.

Abortion bills get legislative hearing; Vancouver Sen. Cleveland sponsors 1 of 2 measures that aim to preserve access

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee delivers his 2023 State of the State address at the Capitol in Olympia on Jan. 10. Inslee took the rare step of testifying at a Senate committee meeting Tuesday to show his support for a proposed state constitutional amendment protecting the right to abortion in Washington.

January 24, 2023, 7:36pm Clark County Health

Women’s access to reproductive health care and abortions were at the forefront in Olympia Tuesday as two bills were the focus of a public hearing before the Senate Health and Long Term Care committee. Read story

Women's rights supporters, from left, Lacy Nadeau, Carolyn Nadeau, Rebecca Rutzick and Joe Ward, all of Olympia, Wash., rally on the Capitol Campus in Olympia, Wash., Friday, June 24, 2022, following the morning's announcement of the U.S. Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v Wade.

Clark County politicians have mixed reactions to Roe being overturned

Women's rights supporters, from left, Lacy Nadeau, Carolyn Nadeau, Rebecca Rutzick and Joe Ward, all of Olympia, Wash., rally on the Capitol Campus in Olympia, Wash., Friday, June 24, 2022, following the morning's announcement of the U.S. Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v Wade.

June 24, 2022, 3:38pm Clark County News

A rallying cry of mourning and celebration echoed nationwide Friday after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned nearly 50 years of legal precedent protecting abortion rights. Read story

The I-5 Bridge stretches over the Columbia River during a sunrise in September.

I-5 Bridge project funding back to $1B in transportation package

The I-5 Bridge stretches over the Columbia River during a sunrise in September.

March 9, 2022, 7:08pm Clark County News

After an evening of last-minute negotiations, the final contributions for the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program in the Washington Legislature’s transportation package is $1 billion. Read story

A truck joins other traffic crossing the Interstate 5 Bridge while traveling north on I-5 on Jan. 7, 2020.

Legislature sets $1.2B for I-5 Bridge project

A truck joins other traffic crossing the Interstate 5 Bridge while traveling north on I-5 on Jan. 7, 2020.

March 8, 2022, 5:14pm Clark County News

Lawmakers have come to an agreement on the $16 billion state infrastructure package, which will likely include not just the original $1 billion planned for the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program but $1.2 billion. Read story

Registered nurses Wendy Stephens, left, and Joe Fistolera join colleagues in wearing masks while working in the short stay unit at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center in Vancouver.

Sen. Annette Cleveland bill seeks hazard pay for health care workers

Registered nurses Wendy Stephens, left, and Joe Fistolera join colleagues in wearing masks while working in the short stay unit at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center in Vancouver.

January 27, 2022, 5:10pm Clark County Health

With hospitals and medical providers reporting continuing staff shortages, state Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, has proposed legislation to give hazard pay retention bonuses to some health care workers. Read story

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Bill would allow Vancouver businesses to continue getting assistance, tax credits

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January 18, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

A proposed bill from state Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, would allow Vancouver businesses to continue accessing benefits under the state’s Main Street Program. Read story

State Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, left, talks with state Rep. Monica Stonier, D-Vancouver, right, on the otherwise empty floor of the Washington House, Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. With most representatives attending remotely, lawmakers were considering a proposed new tax in Washington state on capital gains that would be imposed on the sale of stocks and bonds in excess of $250,000. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Washington Legislature wraps up: Included on list of wins are capital gains, carbon output

State Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, left, talks with state Rep. Monica Stonier, D-Vancouver, right, on the otherwise empty floor of the Washington House, Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. With most representatives attending remotely, lawmakers were considering a proposed new tax in Washington state on capital gains that would be imposed on the sale of stocks and bonds in excess of $250,000. (AP Photo/Ted S.

May 2, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Democrats scored one victory after another over the course of this year’s 105-day legislative session, as lawmakers in the majority party eschewed incremental change in favor of sweeping, long-sought goals. Read story

Speaker of the House Laurie Jinkins, D-Tacoma, left, presides over a session of the House, with most representatives attending remotely, on April 22 at the Capitol in Olympia. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Cleveland takes wait-and-see stance on capital gains tax vote

Speaker of the House Laurie Jinkins, D-Tacoma, left, presides over a session of the House, with most representatives attending remotely, on April 22 at the Capitol in Olympia. (AP Photo/Ted S.

April 22, 2021, 7:32pm Clark County News

Sen. Annette Cleveland, D-Vancouver, said Thursday that she’s unsure how she’ll vote on a revised version of the bill that would establish a capital gains tax in Washington. Read story