Governor signs Warnick agritourism legislation Friday, Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation sponsored by Sen. Judy Warnick to limit liability for agricultural businesses that open their operations to the public for agritourism activities. Senate Bill 5808 received near-unanimous approval in the Legislature. “The new law gives needed clarity to our ag-producers when they open their operations... Read More...
The end of the regular session April 24, 2017 Share my E-newsletter Do you know others who live in our district who may not be receiving my e-news updates? Please feel free to forward this e-mail invitation to them or click on the share button below. If you have received this without directly subscribing, please visit... Read More...
Governor endorses pro-energy, pro-irrigation bill from Warnick, Dent On Wednesday the governor signed legislation from 13th District Sen. Judy Warnick and Rep. Tom Dent that would enable irrigation districts to enter into public-private partnerships for new energy infrastructure, including hydroelectric projects. “This is a good piece of bipartisan legislation that is going to create jobs and improve the... Read More...
New law from Warnick simplifies impound-notification rules A new law will help tow-truck operators save on the cost of notifying the owners of vehicles they impound. Senate Bill 5343, sponsored by Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, was signed by the governor Monday. The new law will allow registered tow-truck operators to send notices using first-class mail, instead... Read More...
Warnick agritourism bill garners Legislature’s approval Sen. Judy Warnick’s legislation to limit liability for ranchers and farmers engaged in agritourism activities cleared its final legislative hurdle Monday. Minor changes made to Senate Bill 5808 by the House of Representatives received near-unanimous approval from the Senate. The measure now goes to the governor to be signed. “Agritourism,... Read More...
Billions in new taxes, House fails rural families April 6, 2017 Share my E-newsletter Do you know others who live in our district who may not be receiving my e-news updates? Please feel free to forward this e-mail invitation to them or click on the share button below. If you have received this without directly subscribing, please visit... Read More...
House fails to act on needed water relief for state’s rural residents On the day of the deadline by which policy bills must be approved to continue in the legislative process, the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee failed to approve Senate Bill 5239, the “Hirst fix” legislation sponsored by Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake. This failure to act leaves rural residents... Read More...