In a letter to members of the Department of Fish and Wildlife commission today, Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, asked the commissioners to take action to help decrease the number of human/cougar conflicts in his northeast Washington district.
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OLYMPIA – House Bill 2712, sponsored by Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, would require retailers to post a sign in the immediate vicinity to let consumers know they are purchasing “USA beef.” To qualify for the USA beef label, the beef must be derived exclusively from animals born, raised and processed in Washington state. Alternatively, the same beef could be labeled as “Washington beef.”
OLYMPIA – Legislation introduced in Olympia this week seeks to maximize nonlethal methods of dealing with problem wolves by doing a better job of tracking wolf packs that have been in conflict.
OLYMPIA – Go to any grocery store in the state and you’ll find beef products of all kinds – steak, roast, ground beef – proudly labeled as USA beef.
“Unfortunately, for consumers and our local beef industry, that’s just not true….
Maycumber legislation would increase law enforcement, improve training and allow more officers in underserved communities
OLYMPIA – A package of bills introduced today in Olympia would streamline and improve law enforcement training, increase the number of training classes available for new recruits, and provide more opportunities for law enforcement in underserved areas.
Legislation requesting Congress adopt an “Honor and Remember Flag” for fallen United States Armed Forces members passed the Washington State House of Representatives unanimously this week. Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, sponsored the measure at the behest of several constituents from her 7th Legislative District.