March 07, 2023

Senate passes Warnick legislation to improve transparency, efficiency for state’s only irrigation and rehab district

Washington state passed legislation in 1963 allowing irrigation districts that met certain requirements to become irrigation and rehabilitation districts, with the purpose of bolstering irrigation systems and improving shoreline health. To date, the only such district in Washington is in Moses Lake, represented by state Sen. Judy Warnick. She sponsored...
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January 31, 2023

Virtual Town Hall

Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, and Reps. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, and Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, are inviting citizens from the 13th District to join them for a one-hour Virtual Town Hall meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. to discuss issues related to the 2023 legislative session. The remote town hall meeting will be conducted using the Zoom platform. Those who...
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March 31, 2022

Bill passage sets stage for local silicon manufacturing

MOSES LAKE — A tax break for solar manufacturers championed by Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, passed nearly unanimously during the recent legislative session and is sitting on Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk awaiting his signature. “I don’t see where he is scheduled to sign it,” said Warnick about Senate Bill 5849,...
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November 19, 2021

Warnick to lead Republicans in Senate

Members of the Washington state Senate Republican Caucus on Thursday elected Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, as their caucus chair and Sen. Ron Muzzall, R-Oak Harbor, as caucus vice chair. Warnick, representing the 13th District, has served as caucus vice chair since 2017, according to the Senate Republican Caucus. As...
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April 25, 2021

E. Washington senators oppose flurry of tax and fee hikes passed by Legislature

Four Republican state senators from eastern Washington – 8th District Sen. Sharon Brown, 16th District Sen. Perry Dozier, 9th District Sen. Mark Schoesler and 13th District Sen. Judy Warnick – were among legislators who opposed three bills creating or raising taxes or fees that were passed during the Legislature’s final...
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July 27, 2020

Warnick urges farmers to access recently expanded Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)

Ranking member on the state Senate’s agriculture-related committee, Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, welcomed news from federal partners that more commodities are eligible for aid for Washington’s farmers and ranchers impacted by coronavirus restrictions. The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) began in April for a limited number of hardest-hit products,...
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April 17, 2019

Warnick bill strengthens livestock identification program

The Washington State Legislature has approved a proposal by state Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, aimed at strengthening the state’s livestock identification program. Senate Bill 5959, approved with strong bipartisan support, now heads to the governor for his signature. “This is an invaluable program to the protection of the livestock...
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April 11, 2019

Standing up for domestic violence victims

Victims of domestic violence need to be protected and should have the ability to protect themselves. The Senate majority has pushed through legislation that would require law enforcement officers to confiscate legally owned firearms from victims and not return them for five days. Those are five vulnerable days that survivors...
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June 14, 2017

Fact of Fiction? Get the real story on education funding

June 14, 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...
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