Stories tagged: David Frockt
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 6:50 p.m.
Senate budget has tax break, money for schools
Senate Democrats propose a budget with more money for schools, tax break for property owners
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 11:23 p.m.
Washington bill would remove state ban on nuclear attack planning
A 1984 prohibition on including nuclear attack preparations in Washington state’s emergency management plans would be removed under a new bill introduced by two lawmakers.
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Special session starts with no sign of budget negotiations
No movement on the state 2017-19 budget as Legislature opens its special session.
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
Whereas, the Washington Senate believes the Zags are awesome
The Washington Senate adopted a resolution sponsored by Sen. Mike Baumgartner, R-Spokane, saying it “fully supports the Gonzaga Bulldogs in their game on Saturday and will be cheering for a …
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
Does keeping Washington income tax-free help attract top athletes? Sen. Mike Baumgartner thinks so.
Senate fails to muster needed supermajority for a constitutional amendment blocking a state income tax.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 4:43 p.m.
Public school improvements listed in report to court
Committee report tells the Supreme Court what Legislature did and didn’t do to meet obligations to public schools.
Fri., Feb. 20, 2015
Senate panel calls for full audit of WWAMI
OLYMPIA – As questions over dueling medical school proposals continue to mount, lawmakers said they wanted a better accounting of how the money is being spent. A Senate committee Thursday …
Thu., June 6, 2013
House Democrats offer state budget compromise
OLYMPIA – House Democrats offered to trim spending and drop many proposals on taxes as part of a compromise they say would allow the Washington Legislature to pass a 2013-15 …