Warnick supports supplemental budget Late Tuesday the Legislature approved a supplemental budget after negotiations dragged on into a special session. Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, voted in favor of the bipartisan proposal that makes minor adjustments to the state’s two-year operating budget approved last year. “I spent considerable time at the negotiating table to... 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...
Sen. Warnick’s E-newsletter – February 24, 2016 Update from Olympia – February 24, 2016 Greetings Friends and Neighbors, With just a few weeks left in the 2016 legislative session, our Senate majority continues to build on the results we achieved in 2015 while pushing for increased transparency and accountability in state government. I have been fortunate to... Read More...
Voter’s voice denied on 2/3rds tax increase amendment Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, voted today to let Washington voters have the final say on requiring a higher level of approval for tax measures. Senate Joint Resolution 8211, which would change the state constitution so that tax increases would need support from a two-thirds majority of lawmakers, failed to... 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. Warnick’s E-newsletter – Feb. 5, 2016 Update from Olympia – February 5, 2016 Greetings Friends and Neighbors, We have reached the half-way point in the 2016 legislative session. When the Legislature adjourned last July, our state’s budget was balanced, making critical investments in our state’s K-12 system, investing in higher education and our state’s safety net.... Read More...
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