Honeyford is first to receive new CWU alumni award In a ceremony May 1, Sen. Jim Honeyford received the first-ever College of the Sciences Alumni of the Year award for Social Sciences from Central Washington University. The award recognizes Honeyford’s ongoing passion and interest in CWU as well as his work as chair of the Senate capital budget to... Read More...
Honeyford’s perfect record of support for small business continues Sen. Jim Honeyford has again earned the Guardian of Small Business Award by maintaining a perfect voting record during the 2013-14 biennium on issues that count for small businesses. He was one of 15 senators to receive a 100-percent score from the National Federation of Independent Business. “Communities across the... Read More...
Post session Olympia Report In my latest Olympia Report I discuss the Legislature finishing on time–without raising taxes, bills I had signed by the governor and the Capital Budget outlook. Click HERE to read more. Read More...
Honeyford bill to protect state waters signed by governor Sunnyside Sen. Jim Honeyford’s work to keep state waterways from being infested by non-native mussels and other invasive species was validated when Senate Bill 6040 was signed by Gov. Jay Inslee during a ceremony Wednesday. By using an integrated-management approach supported by Honeyford’s legislation, the state Department of Fish and... Read More...
Honeyford calls supplemental operating budget ‘good for Washington’ Members of the state Senate today passed the 2014 supplemental operating budget proposal, which was supported by Sen. Jim Honeyford. The Sunnyside Republican noted that last year’s balanced, bipartisan budget was the primary reason for broad agreement on the supplemental budget more than two weeks before the end of the... Read More...
Honeyford resolution honoring Filipino-Americans adopted by state Senate The Washington State Senate recognized the Filipino-American community of Washington yesterday by adopting Senate Resolution 8688 sponsored by Sen. Jim Honeyford, R-Sunnyside. “The 15th District has one of the largest Filipino-American populations per capita in the state and I’m proud to represent them in the Senate,” Honeyford said. “Without their... Read More...
Honeyford joins Senate in honoring Washington’s Civil Air Patrol members In what has become an annual Senate tradition, Sunnyside Sen. Jim Honeyford joined his colleagues in honoring members of the Washington Wing of the Civil Air Patrol with a Senate Resolution Monday. Honeyford, a lieutenant colonel with both the Washington Wing Legislative Squadron and the Yakima Composite Squadron, lauded the... Read More...
Honeyford bills move through Senate committees ahead of deadline As the deadline to get committee approval of Senate policy bills passed today, it became clear that Republican Sen. Jim Honeyford had been successful in shepherding through a number of his proposals – nine in all this week alone for the Sunnyside solon. “It really is something to see when... Read More...