The State House passed the capital budget over the weekend, and it included $45 million in projects for the 12th district.
Rep. Mike Steele is the ranking Republican on the committee that oversaw the development of the budget.
"The total for the capital budget looks like it'll be around $6
The Washington State Legislature passed a bill late Thursday night that is designed to address water rights after a controversial State Supreme Court decision. 12th District Senator Brad Hawkins called it a big night for the state.
Hawkins says there is one area in Okanogan County that could be problematic, but that most of Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan Counties were proactive about water availabil