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As the state legislators representing Washington's 8th Legislative District, which includes the federal government's sprawling Hanford Site, we have every reason to want the cleanup of Hanford to be successful. It's...

Dec. 8, 2020

It's time to explore new, innovative ways to speedup cleanup and cut costs at the Hanford Site near the Tri Cities according to the Republican state lawmakers who represent the area....

Dec. 4, 2020

The first vigorous debate of the 2020 session took place Wednesday on the House floor when majority Democrats brought Governor Jay Inslee's low carbon fuel standard bill for a vote. During...

Jan. 29, 2020

As the debate surrounding the export expansion wages on, there's a growing attempt to sidetrack public opinion from the real issue – trade and export development. Fresh off a lengthy budget...

Sept. 6, 2013

Legislation was introduced this week in Olympia that would recognize hydroelectric power as an eligible renewable resource, a designation supporters say would help reduce energy costs to consumers. House Bill 2101...

April 19, 2011

Measure would create carbonless energy park, provide for water usage Rep. Brad Klippert has introduced legislation to create a carbonless energy park that he says could help the Tri-Cities' area reach...

Feb. 9, 2009

Reps. Larry Haler and Brad Klippert are joined by Sen. Jerome Delvin in sponsoring the Legislature's first “Energy Independence Day” Friday, Feb. 6 in Olympia. The event seeks to highlight the...

Jan. 30, 2009