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Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima, and Rep. Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale, talk with KIHR's Mark Bailey about the differences between operating budget plans proposed by House Democrats and Senate Republicans.

April 1, 2015

Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima, reflects on the two-year anniversary of his legislation creating “Welcome home Vietnam Veterans Day” each year on March 30 in Washington state.

March 30, 2015

KIHR Radio's Mark Bailey talks with Sen. Curtis King, Rep. Norm Johnson and Rep. Gina McCabe about legislative issues, including the status of a proposed gas tax increase to pay for...

March 25, 2015

Today is Day 72 of the scheduled 105-day legislative session. I wanted to take a few minutes to provide an update and to encourage your involvement as we work toward the...

March 24, 2015

Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima, and Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos, D-Seattle, are guests on KIT Radio with Lance Tormey and Brian Teegarten.

March 24, 2015

Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima, talks about his concerns with the lack of snowpack in the Cascades, the possibility of an early fire season, the governor’s declaration of drought in three of...

March 23, 2015

Mark Bailey of KIHR Radio in Hood River, Oregon, talks with Reps. Norm Johnson and Gina McCabe about their priorities as the final weeks of the 2015 regular session approach, including...

March 18, 2015

Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima, talks about his three prime-sponsored bills that passed from the House floor and a resolution he authored honoring Steve Caffery, retiring CEO from Yakima’s Capitol Theatre.

March 16, 2015

Rosana Bravo, a 15-year-old student at A.C. Davis High School in Yakima, recently served as a page in the Washington State House of Representatives. She was sponsored by ?Rep. Norm Johnson?,...

March 16, 2015

When Initiative 1351 to reduce class sizes in Washington's K-12 public school system was approved by just under 51 percent during last November's General Election, some believe voters may not have fully understood how much it...

March 11, 2015