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With major issues under discussion in the Legislature, such as the budget, crime, education, health care and transportation, Reps. Charles Ross and Norm Johnson want to hear from you. The 14th...

March 9, 2011

Tucker Andis, a student at West Valley Freshman Campus in Yakima, recently served as a page in the Washington House of Representatives. He was sponsored by Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima. As...

March 3, 2011

Romelo M. Johnson, a seventh-grade student at Mowat Middle School in Lynn Haven, Florida, recently served as a page in the Washington State House of Representatives in Olympia, Washington. He was...

March 3, 2011

A bill sponsored by Rep. Norm Johnson which is aimed directly at increasing opportunities for medical students to participate in clinical rotations gained unanimous approval today in the state House of...

Feb. 22, 2011

The House of Representatives today approved a measure that would reduce the remaining fiscal year's nearly $600 million budget shortfall by $222 million. That leaves a budget gap of about $378...

Jan. 24, 2011

BROADCAST MEDIA: View b-roll footage of the committee hearing here. Leaders from Yakima testified today before the House Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Committee regarding the state attorney general's proposal to...

Jan. 19, 2011

Committee assignments have been released for the 2011-12 legislative sessions. Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima, has been chosen as the Republican leader on the House Health and Human Services Appropriations Committee. The...

Jan. 4, 2011

Just hours before the expected adjournment of the 2010 special session, the House of Representatives approved a measure Monday that would allow the establishment of another health sciences and services authority...

April 13, 2010

A measure that would have given citizens and law enforcement another means to fight criminal gang activity was systematically dismantled in the Senate and finally became a victim of politics, dying...

March 6, 2010

The Senate Government Operations and Elections Committee gave unanimous approval Thursday to a bill prime-sponsored by Rep. Norm Johnson that would classify criminal gang activity as a nuisance and provide a...

Feb. 27, 2010