Category Archives: Broadcast

13 May
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Van De Wege bill to allow lower-cost generic drugs becomes law

Costly prescription drugs could become available to Washingtonians in the form of far less expensive generic products, thanks to legislation signed into law Wednesday by the governor. “It’s common knowledge that Americans pay far more for everyday prescription drugs than ...

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03 May
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It’s the law: Van De Wege bill bans destructive seabed mining

Seabed mining, a growing industry that destroys natural habitat to extract minerals and deposits from the ocean floor, is prohibited in offshore Washington waters by legislation signed into law today by the governor. “This will ensure that our offshore habitat ...

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26 Apr
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Van De Wege bill to maximize salmon recovery funds takes effect

Effective immediately, grants to boost the state’s salmon population are exempt from sales and B&O taxes. Senate Bill 5220, which took effect upon being signed today by the governor, codifies that nonprofits do not need to pay sales-and-use tax on ...

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09 Apr
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Van De Wege bill to maximize salmon recovery funds passes House

Legislation passed unanimously today by the House will ensure that grants to boost the state’s salmon population cannot be subjected to sales or B&O taxes. Senate Bill 5220, which already passed the Senate, codifies that nonprofits do not need to ...

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04 Mar
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Senate passes Van De Wege bill to allow lower-cost generic drugs

Costly prescription drugs could become available to Washingtonians in the form of far less expensive generic products, under legislation passed today by the Senate. “We want generics to be as cheap and safe as possible,” Sen. Kevin Van De Wege ...

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