Stories tagged: jeff holy
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019
Spokane County Commission appeals to state Supreme Court seeking to overturn decision allowing switch to 5 commissioners
Spokane County Commissioners have appealed directly to the State’s Supreme Court in the hopes of winning a battle over the number of commissioners before redistricting in 2021.
Sun., April 14, 2019
Legislature facing pressure over school funding as it moves toward a deal on the 2019-21 general operating budget.
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019
Senate passes $52.2 billion operating budget; proposal to support 20 new WSU Spokane medical school students fails
The Senate passes a $52.2 billion operating budget, the last and smallest of the three spending plans needed to begin negotiations on a final budget.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019
The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Spokane County Superior Court. Plaintiffs include the county as well as Commissioner Al French, former Commissioner John Roskelley and the Washington State Association of …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019
Proposal to allow college athletes to seek outside compensation moves forward with a change to keep Washington schools from being “guinea pigs” for a fight with the NCAA.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
The State Need Grant, Washington’s largest college aid program, is in line for more money and a new name.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019
A plan that could wipe out as many as 200,000 misdemeanor marijuana possession convictions for Washington adults was sent to a Senate budget committee Thursday after efforts to restrict its …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018
Republican Jeff Holy will move on to the state Senate.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018
Control of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Washington Legislature might not be known for days, or even weeks until all the state’s bhallots are counted.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018
For many years, Spokane’s 6th Legislative District could be counted on for two things.
Fri., Oct. 26, 2018
Voters in Washington’s 6th Legislative District have clear choices when they step into the ballot box. Jeff Holy, Mike Volz and Jenny Graham would best represent the region.
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018
Five candidates vying for the West Plains’ three open seats answered Eastern Washington University student’s questions on social policy and criminal justice reform in a public forum Wednesday.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018
A would-be newcomer to Washington’s statehouse will face a former police officer and current state representative in the race for Washington state’s 6th Legislative District seat.
Tue., March 20, 2018
A trio of Democrats has filed for office in the state’s 6th Legislative district, which encompasses much of the West Plains. They’re spurred by Demcoratic victories in early contests and …
UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017
Legislature considers making the targeting of police officers a hate crime under Washington law.
UPDATED: Sat., March 4, 2017
Bill to make it easier for Spokane to vote on a countywide port district passes House.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016
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., Oct. 12, 2016
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Fri., April 17, 2015
OLYMPIA – A plan to legalize powdered alcohol is headed down the drain. The Senate voted unanimously Thursday to ban the controversial product, which turns water into rum or vodka, …
Thu., Oct. 23, 2014
For a while, it appeared Republican state Rep. Jeff Holy would coast to a second term in the 6th Legislative District without opposition, but Democratic challenger Ziggy Siegfried filed as …
Wed., March 12, 2014
OLYMPIA – Washington will require hospitals to get newborns tested faster for a wide range of diseases, and get those results back to parents sooner, under a bill sent to …
Fri., April 19, 2013
OLYMPIA – Virginia Graham’s journey to get justice for victims of child sex abuse isn’t over, but after nearly 10 years of pleading and prodding the Legislature she can take …
Wed., Nov. 7, 2012
Democrats appear likely to hold on to both chambers of the Washington Legislature. Republicans had pushed to recapture the state Senate, where the Democrats currently have five more seats than …
Wed., Oct. 10, 2012
The 6th Legislative District, which has set campaign spending records in previous years, is unusually tame this time around. There’s just one contested race on the November ballot in the …
Fri., July 20, 2012
The announcement earlier this year from state Rep. John Ahern that he wouldn’t seek a new term has opened the door for a competitive primary for his Spokane County seat. …
Sun., July 15, 2012
JEFF HOLY, Republican Why do you feel that you are the best candidate? Residency. I’ve lived here 30 years, having graduated Gonzaga Law, completed a career with Spokane P.D., …
Wed., Sept. 1, 2010
A final vote count in last month’s primary election, to be certified today, didn’t turn around any races or trigger an automatic recount. Republican county commissioner candidate Al French retained …
Tue., Aug. 24, 2010
The race for second place in last week’s primary for Spokane County Commissioner Bonnie Mager’s position remained too close to call Monday. Jeff Holy shaved five votes off Al French’s …
Thu., Aug. 12, 2010
County commissioner candidate Steve Salvatori says a weekend “attack” mailing by rival Al French improperly put words in his mouth. “Steve says, ‘Zoom,’ ” according to the mailing, which facetiously …
Sun., Aug. 1, 2010
Democratic incumbent Bonnie Mager has drawn three strong Republican challengers in the primary contest for Spokane County commissioner. Party affiliation alone could grant her one of the two slots for …