My first bill to be signed into law Dear Friends and Neighbors, I want to thank everyone who joined me and Sen. Michael Baumgartner for our telephone town hall last week. At one point, we had 447 people on the call for the conversation, and we spoke live with constituents about everything from K-12 and higher education to... Read More...
House passes two bills sponsored by Holy Two measures sponsored by Rep. Jeff Holy, R-Cheney, passed the House of Representatives today. These are the first bills sponsored by Holy to pass the House during his first term as a 6th District state representative. Read More...
Rep. Holy’s Update from Olympia: March 5, 2013 Dear Friends and Neighbors, It has been a busy couple of weeks here in Olympia. You may have heard that the state Supreme Court overturned the two-thirds requirement for the Legislature to increase taxes. Though this will likely open up the discussion about tax increases (I’m opposed), it does not... Read More...
Holy responds to Court’s decisions on two-thirds requirement Today the Washington Supreme Court ruled on a case challenging the two-thirds requirement of the Legislature to raise taxes. The court invalidated the two-thirds requirement while being somewhat unclear about the requirement for tax increases to go to a vote of the people. Rep. Jeff Holy, R-Spokane, had this to... Read More...
Holy proposes uniformity in preventing contraband in secure facilities When McNeil Island switched from a prison to special civil commitment housing, there was a gap in the law regarding contraband allowed on the island. Rep. Jeff Holy, R-Spokane, is sponsoring legislation to clear that up. House Bill 1836 would provide the same rules and penalties for secure facilities like... Read More...