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Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima, updates KIHR on the passage of his bill extending the availability of unspent state funds for unfinished local infrastructure projects. Johnson also discusses the possibility of carbon...

March 6, 2018

In reviewing highlights of the 2018 session, Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima, calls the Legislature’s solution to the well water rights restrictions imposed by the Hirst Supreme Court decision “monumental,” reviews some...

March 2, 2018

Rep. Norm Johnson, R – Yakima, discusses tax revenue surplus, tax increases, proposed supplemental operational budget, and priorities in planning for the future.

Feb. 23, 2018

Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima, rails against proposed capital gains and carbon taxes, saying the carbon proposal would be harmful to the economy and ineffective at reducing carbon, and discusses the funding...

Feb. 20, 2018

Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima, laments the glut of frivolous legislation that contributed to the record number of House bills introduced in 2018 and provides Kevin Malcolm of KLCK an update on...

Feb. 15, 2018

Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima, talks about capital budget projects coming to the 14th District and the impact of the recently passed legislation addressing the Hirst Supreme Court decision. Johnson also discusses...

Jan. 23, 2018

Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima, gives his thoughts on the Legislature’s solution to the court-imposed restrictions on well water rights and talks about how that solution and the approved capital budget could...

Jan. 19, 2018

Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima, tells KLCK why he opposes Gov. Jay Inslee’s proposed carbon tax and describes the far-reaching impact of the water access restrictions imposed on rural Washingtonians by the...

Jan. 18, 2018

Jan. 10, 2018

Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima, is on KLCK with Kevin Malcolm sharing details on the imminent need for special session, and how issues such as the budget need to be addressed before...

April 20, 2017