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Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, talks with Mike Howe about concerns with a distracted driving bill that passed the House. Hayes also discusses a driver’s education bill, a measure that would...

Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, talks with Mike Howe about concerns with a distracted driving bill that passed the House. Hayes also discusses a driver’s education bill, a measure that would...

The House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that would make it illegal to hold a smartphone, table or other communications device while driving in Washington state. But some lawmakers are...

A bill that would allow officials to move residents out of meth-contaminated facilities cleared the state House of Representatives Wednesday. John Sattgast reports from Olympia.

A bill that would allow officials to take action when transient accommodations are contaminated by hazardous chemicals gained unanimous approval Wednesday in the state House of Representatives. House Bill 1757 would add...

A bill that seeks to improve mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect, including sex crimes against children, cleared the House Tuesday, 98-0. Rep. Dave Hayes, prime-sponsor of House Bill 1931,...

Legislation is moving in Olympia that would make it easier for veterans transitioning from military service to civilian status to secure employment. John Sattgast reports from the state Capitol.

A measure to help veterans become eligible for hiring benefits immediately upon honorable discharge from the military gained unanimous approval Monday in the state House of Representatives. House Bill 1369, introduced...

The state House paused in its work Wednesday to pay tribute to a former House page director – the late Gina Grant Bull. John Sattgast reports from Olympia.

Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island, discusses proposed legislation related to public safety, including issues ranging from penalties for distracted drivers to the use of deadly force by police officers.