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By Representative April Connors Working a part-time job as a student can provide benefits far beyond a paycheck; it can teach time management, responsibility, teamwork, and communication skills that will pay...

May 3, 2024

Washington state could soon see the construction of more affordable housing units on public lands thanks to a new law sponsored by Rep. April Connors.    The Washington State Department of...

March 14, 2024

With the unanimous approval of the 2024 supplemental capital budget, Sen. Matt Boehnke, Rep. Stephanie Barnard, and Rep. April Connors announced that more than $49 million in 8th District-funded projects were included in the statewide...

March 7, 2024

Rep. April Connors, R-Kennewick, supported passage of Initiative 2113, which fully restores the ability of law enforcement officers to engage in vehicular pursuit.

March 4, 2024

The Washington State Senate voted unanimously Thursday for a bill that would provide a new tax exemption to encourage the construction of affordable housing units on public lands. The measure is...

March 1, 2024

The state collected an extra $3.3 billion over a 4-year outlook, and yet the House Democrats’ 2024 supplemental operating budget provides no meaningful financial relief for working families, argued Rep. April...

Feb. 26, 2024

Republicans opposing a supplemental operating budget that passed Saturday from the state House of Representatives say it boosts uncontrolled spending without tax relief. John Sattgast reports. Wash. House Republicans · 02-24-24...

Feb. 24, 2024

Republicans in the state House of Representatives voted early Tuesday evening against a bill they say will decrease the supply of housing in Washington while increasing rent. John Sattgast reports. Wash....

Feb. 13, 2024

The Washington State House of Representatives today voted overwhelmingly for Rep. April Connors’ bill to help build more housing. House Bill 2003 would provide a new tax exemption to encourage the...

Feb. 12, 2024

Rep. April Connors, R-Kennewick, spoke against passage of House Bill 1433, which would allow cities and counties to mandate an energy report for single-family home sellers.

Feb. 10, 2024