Sen. Warnick’s E-newsletter – January 21, 2016 Update from Olympia – January 21, 2015 Greetings Friends and Neighbors, I hope your new year is off to a wonderful start. Things are already busy here in Olympia in the second week of the 2016 legislative session. With only 60 days in this “short” session, the Legislature must focus... 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...
Senate approves Warnick rural economic development bill in special session A critical piece of legislation for Washington State’s economic health has been resurrected during the 2015 second special session. For two years Sen. Judy Warnick has been working to boost rural economic development. Wednesday the Senate approved Senate Bill 5442 which makes needed changes to the Community and Economic Revitalization... 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...
Honeyford, Warnick gain Senate support for drought relief funding Today, on the final day of the Legislature’s special session, the Senate unanimously voted to allocate $18 million to the State Drought Preparedness Account, allowing the state Department of Ecology to begin emergency drought response as soon as the bill is approved by the House of Representatives and signed into... Read More...