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State lawmakers talk marijuana regulations, suspensions

State lawmakers talk marijuana regulations, suspensions

January 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

OLYMPIA - Members of the Commerce and Gaming committee heard testimony Tuesday from lobbyists, concerned citizens and shop owners for several marijuana bills. The bills included changing the penalti...

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Newhouse reintroduces veterans treatment bill

January 17, 2017 at 9:07 am | Columbia Basin Herald WASHINGTON D.C. — Fourth Congressional District Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Yakima, is continuing his push to provide veterans with the best emergency treatment care possible by re-introducing the Vet...

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Warnick promoted to caucus vice chair

January 17, 2017 at 9:07 am | Columbia Basin Herald OLYMPIA - Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, was promoted to vice chair of the Senate majority caucus on Monday. As vice chair, Warnick’s duties will include assisting the Caucus Chair Sen. Randi Bec...

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State capitol employees, lawmakers unite for Blue Friday

January 13, 2017 at 2:12 pm | Columbia Basin Herald Staff Writer OLYMPIA — Fluttering beside the American and Washington state flags is a green and blue symbol signifying many members of the Washington state capitol campus’s support for their favorit...

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