Linda Evans Parlette

Legislature passes capital budget, funds new WSU medical facility Tonight the Senate passed a $2.7 billion capital budget that will provide infrastructure for local economic development, create an estimated 46,000 jobs on projects across the state, and includes $35 million to start construction of a new medical school in Spokane. Sen. Michael Baumgartner voted for the building and construction... Read More...
Senate Republicans announce 2011-12 committee assignments The Senate Republican Caucus today announced its committee assignments for the 2011 and 2012 legislative sessions, including ranking (lead) Republicans on the state Senate committees. They will be: Agriculture and Rural Economic Development Ranking:  Sen. Jerome Delvin Other members:  Sens. Mark Schoesler, Jim Honeyford and Randi Becker Early Learning and... Read More...