Stories tagged: Timm Ormsby
Wed., May 30, 2018
State Rep. Timm Ormsby pleads guilty to reckless driving after rolling his Jeep and being charged with DUI.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 7:12 p.m.
Rep. Timm Ormsby charged in Olympia with driving under the influence after rolling his Jeep.
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017
One of the surprises to those trying to quit is all of the help that is available. Insurance may cover nicotine patches, gum, lozenges and other medications that control cravings.
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017
Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart has called out other local leaders to join him in a challenge to quit smoking, including state Rep. Timm Ormsby (D-Spokane) and Spokane City …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
A group of Democratic lawmakers want Washington State University to take stronger actions against College Republicans to ensure minority students feel safe on campus.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
The Legislature’s three special sessions prompted legislators to file per diem claims for more than $445,000 in expenses. But the amount claimed varies widely.
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
Legislature passes 2017-19 operating budget and a major revision to the property tax system on the last day of the fiscal year to stave off a partial government shutdown.
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 10:47 p.m.
Legislators have gone later than ever without at least an agreement “in principle” on the budget needed to keep the state running after June 30. They also lack agreement on …
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Washington’s economic forecast calls for an extra $87 million for the next two years, but that may not be much of help at breaking the logjam over the state’s 2017-19 …
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
No movement on the state 2017-19 budget as Legislature opens its special session.
UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Sen. Mike Padden’s bill to tighten state DUI laws finally passes Legislature
UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 11:36 p.m.
Argument over the conditions for the start of serious budget negotiations makes a special session increasingly likely.
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 12:31 a.m.
The outcome of budget votes is rarely in doubt, but that doesn’t stop the political maneuvering.
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
House Democrats pushed through a $44.9 billion two-year budget Friday that they said keeps faith with the contract between the generations in Washington. Republican criticized it as a plan that …
UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Washington lawmakers say they can’t plan yet for health care changes as GOP hopes to repeal Obamacare stall in Congress
Changes to the Affordable Care Act could be costly to Washington, but lawmakers say there are too many variables to make firm plans yet.
UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
State tax revenue up slightly but budget writers don’t agree on what that means for taxes and spending overall.
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 10:56 p.m.
Under a new law, entering or staying in a car that isn’t yours would be a misdemeanor punishable by up to 90 days in jail or a $1,000 fine. The …
UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 8:34 a.m.
House debates whether to name U.S. Highway 395 for the guy who helped find the money to make it a better, safer highway.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
House agrees to extend school districts extra taxing authority for one year.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 4:32 p.m.
Estimate of $1.75 billion per year extra for public schools put into Washington’s budget outlook.
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 8 a.m.
Spokane’s legislative delegation not likely to lose any clout even though the election is pointing to some changes likely in next year’s session.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 9:41 p.m.
Incumbents on both sides of the aisle appeared headed for additional terms in Olympia as ballots were counted Tuesday. Republican Mike Volz was poised to earn the House seat vacated …
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016
Incumbent Timm Ormsby faces Republican Laura Carder in the 3rd Legislative District.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 3:09 p.m.
Opponents of state Rep. Timm Ormsby in the Aug. 2 Washington primary say it’s time for the incumbent to go. “He’s been there long enough,” said Republican Laura Carder. “I …
Tue., May 10, 2016, 10:24 a.m.
For about $5 per student in Washington’s public schools, every parent could know if the drinking water in their child’s school was free of lead.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 4:33 p.m.
House Democrats propose raises for teachers, state mental health professionals in new budget.
Sun., April 19, 2015
While many rural school districts in the United States struggle to recruit and retain quality teachers, Washington is one of just a few states where a teacher’s base salary is …
Wed., March 4, 2015
OLYMPIA – Washington would raise the minimum wage for most workers to $12 an hour by 2019 under a bill that passed the House on Tuesday after a spirited partisan …
Wed., Jan. 14, 2015
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday repeated calls for some new taxes, including one on carbon pollution to secure “a birthright to a healthy Washington.” Republican leaders countered that …
Thu., May 30, 2013
OLYMPIA – With less than two weeks left in the special session and Gov. Jay Inslee urging them to “pick up the pace,” legislators showed some slight progress but faced …