Honeyford bill to support small schools approved by House Today the state House of Representatives unanimously approved a measure sponsored by Sen. Jim Honeyford to help the state’s 150 smallest school districts pay for the modernization of their facilities. “This is great news for our students who are in small districts that struggle to pass bonds and levies and... Read More...
Senate overwhelmingly approves Honeyford bill to support small schools Today the Senate overwhelmingly approved a measure sponsored by Sen. Jim Honeyford to help the state’s smallest school districts pay for the modernization of their facilities. “Many of our small rural school districts don’t have a way to get the financing needed to modernize their buildings, which are often in... Read More...
Sen. Jim Honeyford: Water Leadership for Washington Volume 10 Issue 6 July Washington Edition 2019 » Irrigation Leader Irrigation Leader’s cover story this month features Washington State Senator Jim Honeyford, who has long championed water management and infrastructure bills that benefit irrigation districts and water users across his state. Senator Honeyford tells us about the legislation he... Read More...
Capital budget clears legislature in early morning hours The negotiated version of the new two-year state capital budget was approved by the Legislature in the early morning hours on the final day of the 2019 legislative session. State Sen. Jim Honeyford, R-Sunnyside, who serves as the ranking Republican for the capital budget, heralded the significant investments around the... Read More...
Legislature takes final steps toward permanent daylight saving time State Sen. Jim Honeyford, R-Sunnyside, has been working for several years, with numerous states, to develop language to move to permanent daylight saving time. On Tuesday the Senate approved House Bill 1196, a watered-down version of Honeyford’s proposal that would make definitional changes to daylight saving time in Washington. “I’m... Read More...
Honeyford receives award for service to veterans and their families With veterans looking on Friday, Lourdes (Alfie) Alvarado-Ramos, director of Washington’s Department of Veteran Affairs, presented Sen. Jim Honeyford with the 2018 Outstanding Service to Veterans – Legislator of the Year Award for his service to Washington’s veterans and their families. “It is really an honor to receive this recognition,”... Read More...