Posts Tagged ‘Legislative Session’

2019 Session: Reps. Steele, Goehner on Start of Session, Committee Appointments

12th District State Representatives Mike Steele and Keith Goehner join Dan Langager every Friday on the KOHO Morning Show during the 2019 legislative session in Olympia. Today they talk about the start of the session and getting started on their committee appointments. Goehner said he’s excited about the honor and challenge of being a state representative…

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2019 Legislature – Sen. Hawkins On Start Of Session, Education Committee Plans

12th District Senator Brad Hawkins joins Dan Langager every Tuesday on the KOHO Morning Show during the 2019 legislative session in Olympia. Today Hawkins talks about the start of the session yesterday and swearing in new members. With Gov. Jay Inslee giving his State Of The State address today, Hawkins said he’ll be listening for Inslee’s…

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2019 Legislative Session Begins Today In Olympia

Health care, mental health, transportation and affordable housing – just some of the issues that lawmakers will be facing during the 2019 legislative session, as Marcus Bellissimo reports. The 105-day session begins today. For the first time in years, lawmakers are set to write a new two-year budget without a primary focus of satisfying a…

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City of Wenatchee Update – Mayor Frank Kuntz

Wenatchee Mayor Frank Kuntz joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about last night’s first city council meeting of the year and the top issues he’ll be following out of Olympia during the legislative session that starts Monday. Kuntz said transportation and mental health are two of the main issues he’ll be…

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2019 Legislative Preview For Local Businesses With Wenatchee Valley Chamber

With this year’s legislative session around the corner, KOHO turns to Shiloh Burgess, Executive Director of the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, to get the business perspective on happenings on Olympia. Burgess said two changes took effect January 1 – a higher minimum wage ($12/hour) and collections for the new paid family leave program. During…

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2019 Legislative Session Preview with State Senator Brad Hawkins

With the start of this year’s legislative session less than a week away, party leaders are making committee appointments and setting up priorities. 12th District Representative Mike Steele from Chelan was selected to serve as the ranking member on the House Education Committee. Senator Brad Hawkins will serve as the ranking member of the Senate’s…

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Wenatchee Valley Business Community: 2018 Accomplishments, 2019 Challenges

Shiloh Burgess, Executive Director of the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce, swings by the KOHO studios to talk put a bow on 2018 from the local business perspective. She talks about some of the positive movements this year – low unemployment, tourism up – and problems like tariffs and a sluggish retail sector. Burgess also…

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