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Washington courts mostly not using Tiffany Hill Act to protect abuse victims

April 30, 2022, 6:03am Latest News

In April 2020, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed the Tiffany Hill Act into law, named after a Vancouver mother who was murdered by her estranged, abusive husband. Read story

New Washington domestic violence law allows victim’s statement at sentencing

April 1, 2022, 3:47pm Clark County News

A bill from state Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver, signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday will give domestic violence victims the right to make a statement during sentencing… Read story

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Sen. Wilson, GOP lawmakers announce bills targeting Washington’s ‘anti-policing’ laws

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January 6, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

State House and Senate Republicans on Wednesday announced a set of “Safe Washington” legislative proposals, a package of bills aimed at reforming what lawmakers call “anti-policing” laws that went into effect in July. Read story

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Amid legal challenge, Washington capital gains tax signed into law

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May 4, 2021, 4:24pm Latest News

A new capital gains tax on high profit stocks, bonds and other assets was signed into law Tuesday by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. 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

Clark County Republican lawmakers frustrated ahead of final push to pass budget

April 24, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

As the legislative session draws to a close, state lawmakers are pushing to complete their most vital task before the Sunday night deadline: passing an operating budget. Read story

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Washington Senate passes first draft of budget plan

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April 1, 2021, 3:37pm Latest News

The Washington Senate on Thursday passed its two-year budget spending proposal that lawmakers said focuses on helping those hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic. Read story

State Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver, speaks in December during the Legislative Outlook Breakfast at WareHouse ’23 in Vancouver.

Sen. Wilson advocates for antibody testing

State Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver, speaks in December during the Legislative Outlook Breakfast at WareHouse ’23 in Vancouver.

April 27, 2020, 4:50pm Clark County News

For more than a month, state Senator Lynda Wilson has had 100 coronavirus antibody test kits in her home. Read story

A bill that would exempt menstrual products from sales tax is moving toward becoming law.

Washington closer to exempting menstrual products from sales tax

A bill that would exempt menstrual products from sales tax is moving toward becoming law.

March 9, 2020, 3:50pm Clark County News

A bill that would exempt menstrual products from sales tax is moving toward becoming law. Read story

Lawmakers work on the Senate floor Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Capitol in Olympia.

At session’s midpoint, it’s life or death for bills backed by Clark County legislators

Lawmakers work on the Senate floor Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Capitol in Olympia.

February 23, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

With the 2020 Legislature past it midpoint, it’s becoming clearer which bills sponsored by Clark County lawmakers will make it to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk and which will fade to an unceremonious death. Read story