Volunteers needed for Springbrook Park Expansion Work is set to begin Feb. 21 to install new, all-inclusive play equipment at the recently expanded Springbrook Park in Lakewood’s Springbrook neighborhood. Volunteers are needed to help Thursday, Feb. 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. install the playground equipment and get things ready for the anxious children […]
Submitted by Washington State House Republican Communications Rep. Dick Muri’s, proposal to help the on-going efforts of the Puget Sound Partnership was approved by the House today. The Partnership’s mission is to oversee the environmental restoration of the Puget Sound. Muri’s bill would make an adjustment to their reporting requirements.
Join Pierce County’s Economic Development Department along with County, Federal and State partners at its first post disaster recovery forum Tuesday, March 7 from 8 a.m. to noonat Dacca Barn, 2820 54th Ave. E. in Fife.
Sarah Thomason, a freshman at the Charles Wright Academy in University Place, spent a week at the Capitol working as a page for the Washington State Senate. Sarah was one of 16 students who served as Senate pages for the fifth week of the 2017 legislative session. She was sponsored by Sen. Steve O’Ban, who […]
Submitted by Sen. Steve O’Ban’s Office A bill prompted by deadly prisoner releases by the state Department of Corrections is set for a vote Thursday in the Senate Law and Justice Committee, a year after the agency revealed it had turned loose some 3,000 violent and dangerous prisoners ahead of schedule. Senate Bill 5294, sponsored […]
Submitted by Rep. Dick Muri The promise of America is your origins do not dictate your destiny. Today, many children living in poverty experience the deprivation of the resources they need to develop their full potential. This is commonly referred to as the “opportunity” or “achievement gap.” While a gap between rich and poor has […]
Hear from Doug Richardson, the Pierce County Councilmember representing District 6, about transparency and the 2016 budget, mental health, public safety, a new sewer program, and a few Anderson Island improvements in the following video.
Submitted by Sen. O’Ban’s office SB 5601, a bill making it easier for members of the Washington State Patrol to count military service toward their retirement, had a public hearing in the Senate Ways and Means Committee today. Senator Steve O’Ban, R-University Place, is the prime sponsor of the bill.
Submitted by Sen. O’Ban’s office SB 5059, which increases penalties for motor vehicle property offenses, easily passed the senate this morning in a 49 to 2 vote. State Senator Steve O’Ban, R-University Place, is the prime sponsor.
On Monday, April 3, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., the Lakewood City Council will hear public testimony – in Council Chambers at City Hall – on the request to vacate a portion of Pacific Highway right-of-way from Chicago Avenue SW to New York Avenue SW. Read the full notice at the City’s website. If you have concerns […]