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This past fall, many orchardists throughout Central and Eastern Washington nearly lost their apple crops due to a shortage of fruit pickers. Several Republican and Democratic state lawmakers are hoping to...

Jan. 13, 2012

Since first taking office in January 2009 to represent Washington's 14th Legislative District, Rep. Norm Johnson has been working to ensure the developmentally disabled residents of Yakima Valley School in Selah...

July 12, 2011

Hours before the completion of the 30-day special session in Olympia, lawmakers approved legislation that spends $2.77 billion on capital construction projects throughout the state, including more than $100 million in...

May 26, 2011

  OLYMPIA… Up to 70 percent of residents living at Yakima Valley School for the developmentally disabled have called it home for 25 to 30 years. With the passage of Senate...

May 25, 2011

Medical students, including those from the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in Yakima, will have better access for training opportunities within hospitals throughout Washington under a bill authored by Rep....

April 25, 2011

Rep. Norm Johnson says a proposed $20 increase in car tab fees to pay for transit services in King County would be in defiance of voters' wishes for no new taxes....

April 14, 2011

Mistya Beyer, an eighth-grade homeschooled student from Moses Lake, recently served as a page in the Washington House of Representatives. She was sponsored by Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima. Since 1891, young...

April 6, 2011

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