Agriculture and Water

Sen. Warnick’s E-newsletter – April 29, 2016 April 29, 2016 Greetings Friends and Neighbors, Now that the legislative session is over, I am back in district meeting with constituents and gathering input on issues facing our community. This is an important time to prepare for the upcoming legislative session where we will be focusing on building a... Read More...
Governor signs trio of Warnick bills In a formal ceremony this past Thursday, Gov. Jay Inslee signed three bills sponsored by Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake. The bills touched on a variety of policy issues: water access, pest control and first-responder benefits. “This legislative session was eventful and busy,” Warnick said. “I worked hard to get... Read More...
Legislature approves Warnick bill to protect crops from pests and disease Legislation sponsored by Sen. Judy Warnick, R- Moses Lake, to prevent the spread of destructive pests and disease through compost was approved unanimously by the state House. “This is an important bill for our state,” Warnick said. “It provides necessary protections for our agricultural industry to ensure that this cornerstone... Read More...
Warnick bill to protect crops from pests and disease clears Senate Sen. Judy Warnick’s legislation to prevent the spread of invasive species, pests and disease through compost cleared the state Senate Wednesday with a near-unanimous vote. Senate Bill 6605 would create a process for the state Department of Agriculture to review applications for moving waste for composting from facilities in quarantine... Read More...
Trade and environmental battles taking their toll on 13th District Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake offered this statement in response to REC Silicon’s announcement that it is suspending operations until at least June:   “REC Silicon is a major employer in our community and news of their closure is going to have a significant impact, even though it may be... Read More...
Sen. Judy Warnick’s E-newsletter – October 1, 2015 Update from Olympia – October 1, 2015 Greetings, I hope that you have had a safe and fun summer. As fall arrives there is a lot going on throughout our area and in Olympia. I recently traveled with my House colleagues around our legislative district visiting local newspapers to discuss... Read More...
Don’t play politics with drought-relief funding The drought promises to have a significant effect on our state’s agricultural production, and the state House needs to support funding to help farmers. By Judy Warnick Special to The Times THERE are many issues that faced the Legislature this year that have been subject to partisan differences and political... Read More...