Senate passes resolution honoring Gonzaga men’s basketball team The Gonzaga men’s basketball team, which was ranked No. 1 nationally in The Associated Press poll for 17 straight weeks and opened its 2020-21 season by winning its first 31 games before losing to Baylor University in the NCAA championship game on April 5, was honored with a resolution approved... Read More...
House passes Holy bill helping health-care workers during pandemic A bill from 6th District Sen. Jeff Holy that aims to help health-care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic was approved last night by the House of Representatives. If the Senate agrees with changes made by the House, the measure will advance to the governor’s desk. Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5190... Read More...
Holy says Senate action opens door to state income tax The Senate’s narrow passage of a Democrat-sponsored bill aiming to create a state income tax on capital gains opens the door to a full-fledged state income tax in Washington, says 6th District state Sen. Jeff Holy. The Senate yesterday voted 25-24 to pass Senate Bill 5096, sending the controversial measure... Read More...
Senate passes Holy bill helping health-care workers during pandemic A bill introduced by 6th District Sen. Jeff Holy that aims to help health-care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic has been approved by the Senate. The Senate voted 34-15 tonight to pass Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5190, which would provide health-care workers with presumptive benefits during a public-health emergency. The... Read More...
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... Read More...
Holy statement on Senate passage of measure extending Inslee emergency orders Sen. Jeff Holy, R-Cheney, issued the following statement regarding the Senate’s passage today of Senate Concurrent Resolution 8402, which extends many of Gov. Jay Inslee’s emergency orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic: “SCR 8402 extends 26 of the governor’s current proclamations indefinitely. Over the last 10 months, we have had... Read More...