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Now that the 60-day legislative session in Olympia has ended, Rep. Norm Johnson has re-opened his district office in Yakima “It’s good to be back home and visiting with people in...

March 12, 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

The State House of Representatives paused from its business Monday to remember the men, women and children of Japanese ancestry who were sent to internment camps during World War II.

Feb. 19, 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, discusses legislation to ensure government continuity during a statewide catastrophic event. He also talks about resolutions honoring Yakima County Sheriff Brian Winter and Yakima School Board Trustee...

Feb. 14, 2018

The Washington State House of Representatives has unanimously approved resolutions honoring Yakima County Sheriff Brian Winter and longtime Yakima School Board Position #3 Director John Vornbrock, both of whom will be retiring...

Feb. 13, 2018

Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima, updates KIHR on the status of the Long-Term Care Trust Act, his bill helping local governments hold onto state funds for infrastructure projects and another bill granting...

Feb. 6, 2018

Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima, discusses a number of his bills, including a bill subsidizing low-volume rural hospitals with high percentages of Medicare and Medicaid patients and another bill allowing local governments...

Feb. 1, 2018

Jan. 10, 2018

With the opening Monday of the 2018 legislative session, Rep. Norm Johnson has temporarily closed his district office in Yakima, relocating it at the state Capitol in Olympia where he has received...

Jan. 8, 2018