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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

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 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

In a combined effort to support open communication and more community engagement, three 8th Legislative District lawmakers are hosting a virtual town hall meeting on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 2 p.m....

Feb. 9, 2024

Today, Jan. 29, at 1:30 p.m., the House Housing Committee has scheduled a public hearing for a bill sponsored by Rep. April Connors that would help establish new manufactured and mobile...

Jan. 29, 2024

On Thursday, Jan. 25, at 8:00 a.m., the House Housing Committee has scheduled a public hearing for a bill sponsored by Rep. April Connors that would expand urban growth area (UGA)...

Jan. 23, 2024

On Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 8:00 a.m., the House Finance Committee has scheduled a public hearing for House Bill 2003, a bipartisan bill by Rep. April Connors that would provide a...

Jan. 15, 2024

Registered vehicle owners in Washington would receive a $214 rebate check – or up to $428 per two-car family – next July under a proposal by Rep. April Connors and Rep....

Dec. 26, 2023

Tri-Citians interested in learning more about how to participate in the state’s legislative process are invited to join Senator Matt Boehnke, Representative Stephanie Barnard and Representative April Connors on Thursday, Dec....

Nov. 29, 2023