Stories tagged: Timm Ormsby
Wed., July 24, 2019
Residents of central Spokane’s 3rd Legislative District will have a chance to seek answers from their lawmakers on Thursday afternoon.
UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019, 11:36 a.m.
Rent control has gained ground in New York, but less so in Spokane, where homelessness and rental scarcity are problems that lawmakers are now seeking to alleviate with different approaches.
Sat., May 4, 2019, 5 a.m.
‘Bursting at the seams:’ Crosswalk Teen shelter plans move to new facility, secures $1 million in first round of funding
The Crosswalk Teen Shelter – Spokane’s oldest emergency youth shelter – is “bursting at the seams.”
Sat., April 27, 2019, 11:21 p.m.
Legislature moves toward passing a $52.4 billion operating budget and adjourning today.
UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 7:41 p.m.
House Democrats’ budget calls more spending on schools, mental health and college scholarships, plus new taxes to help pay for it.
Sun., Feb. 10, 2019, 5 a.m.
School districts and lawmakers across the state struggle with some of the things the McCleary fix didn’t fix.
Sun., Jan. 13, 2019
Spokane and the rest of Eastern Washington finds itself in an enviably strong position as legislators return to the capital Monday for the 2019 session.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 9:55 p.m.
Democratic state Reps. Timm Ormsby and Marcus Riccelli have won new terms representing Washington’s 3rd Legislative District, which covers the city of Spokane.
Tue., Oct. 16, 2018
Central Spokane’s 3rd Legislative District encompasses some of the poorest neighborhoods in Washington. Its residents need representatives in the state House who have the skill, experience and influence to navigate …
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018
Voters and donors aren’t backing away from incumbent 3rd District Representative Timm Ormsby, a Democrat, despite him being charged with driving under the influence in February. Since then Ormsby has …
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.