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Jan. 15, 2010

Lawmaker resting comfortably in Yakima hospital   Rep. Norm Johnson says he's feeling well and “on the mend” after undergoing a minor procedure Tuesday to repair some stomach problems. Johnson entered...

May 13, 2009

Lawmakers say felons' obligations to victims should be met first   Democrats pushed a bill through the House Tuesday evening that would allow felons to vote, regardless of whether they have...

March 11, 2009

Lawmakers mourn loss of former 14th District state representative   Surrounded by her family, former Rep. Mary Skinner died this morning at 6:25 a.m. at her home in Yakima after a...

Feb. 5, 2009

Yakima lawmaker described as 'a true public servant' Described as a person with “a true servant's heart” who “always put the interests of others above her own,” former state Rep. Mary...

Jan. 21, 2009

Lawmaker will fight to retain Yakima Valley School, preserve local road projects   Following the opening gavel today of the 2009 legislative session, Norm Johnson raised his right hand and promised...

Jan. 12, 2009