Business, Jobs & Economy
Senate panel approves Holy bills addressing issues related to COVID-19
Two bills sponsored by 6th District Sen. Jeff Holy that address issues arising since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic have been approved by the Senate Labor, Commerce and Tribal Affairs Committee. The panel on Thursday passed Substitute Senate Bill 5190, which would provide health-care workers with presumptive benefits during...
Eastern Washington senators sponsor bill to end tax chaos for concrete pumpers
Three state senators from eastern Washington – 6th District Sen. Jeff Holy, 4th District Sen. Mike Padden and 7th District Sen. Shelly Short – are leading a legislative effort to fix a problem caused by the state Department of Revenue that affects how concrete pumpers are taxed. Senate Bill 6317,...
House unanimously approves Rep. Jeff Holy’s “Lighthouse Bill”
Rep. Jeff Holy's "Lighthouse Bill" was unanimously approved by the House on Tuesday and moves forward to the Senate for further consideration
Rep. Jeff Holy’s “Lighthouse” Bill passes House committee
Lighthouse for the Blind bill promotes goods and services manufactured by the blind and provides exceptional value to Washington state
Parker, Holy secure Fairchild APZ funding in House capital budget proposal
The Washington State House of Representatives passed a capital budget today that includes around $94 million in various projects for Spokane County, including a popular project near Fairchild Air Force Base critical to the base's long-term viability.
High school students inspire Baumgartner and Holy bills requiring community service for jobless benefits
Sixth District lawmakers Sen. Michael Baumgartner and Rep. Jeff Holy sponsored identical measures in the House and Senate to help bring those long-unemployed into the job market and re-connect them with their community. The bill would require those receiving unemployment benefits provide just eight hours a month of community service.