Submitted by Don Russell, Lakewood resident Monday night after hearing testimony that an alum treatment in Waughop Lake would have a negative impact on Waughop Lake’s already degraded condition the City of Lakewood Council voted 6 to 1 to approve an alum application. Following is the testimony I submitted just prior to the council’s vote:
Submitted by Washington State House Republican Communications Rep. Dick Muri’s bill providing support to the growing Washington state mead industry passed the House Monday. Currently “mead” is not defined in state law and considered to be a type of “wine.” An accurate definition of the product will help producers work with regulators and encourage growth […]
Legislative News from Washington House Democrats Joseph Lowe, a student at Bethel Baptist Christian School, served as a page this week in the Washington State House of Representatives. Sponsored by state Rep. Steve Kirby (D-Tacoma), Joseph is the son of Ricky and Caitlin Lowe of Spanaway.
Submitted by Washington State Senate Communiations The Washington Senate voted unanimously Monday for a bill that makes sweeping reforms to the Department of Corrections in the wake of last year’s early-release scandal.
Joan Fort, an eighth-grade student at Mann Middle School in Lakewood, recently spent a week at the Capitol working as a page for the Washington State Senate. Joan was one of fifteen students who served as Senate pages for the eighth week of the 2017 legislative session.
The Pierce County Executive’s Office is accepting applications to fill one Pierce County Housing Authority Board position. The board is responsible for establishing policies for the Agency.
Submitted by Washington State House Republican Communications Rep. Dick Muri’s resolution (HR 4622) honoring the centennial anniversary of Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) was adopted by the Washington State House of Representatives Friday. The base will be hosting several 100th birthday events to mark the installations’ distinguished military history and contributions to local communities.
Legislative News from Washington House Democrats For families with developmental disability needs, they’re often on-call 24 hours a day. Respite care provides breaks family members need to recuperate, run errands, go to the doctor, or any of the other daily activities others take for granted. While respite care is an option for those families, the training […]
The Lakewood City Council will hold a Regular Meeting on Monday, March 6, 2017 (7:00 P.M.) in the City of Lakewood’s Council Chambers (6000 Main Street SW, Lakewood, WA 98499.) Access the agenda on the City’s website.
All eyes are on the Lakewood Police Department as it embarks on a new program geared toward reducing the number of impaired drivers on the city’s roads. The department is the first in the state to offer a phlebotomy, or blood draw, program where officers are certified to draw blood from a suspected impaired driver. […]