Mason County

Two pro-Mason County bills earn governor’s signature The governor signed two bills Thursday, both introduced by Sen. Tim Sheldon, which will benefit Mason County residents. The first measure, Senate Bill 6031, expands protections for property owners who want to conserve forest land around Lake Nahwatzel. The bill clarifies provisions for lake- and beach-management districts and requires that... Read More...
Mason County earns third superior court judge to help address trial backlog After earning near-unanimous support in the Senate and House of Representatives, Sen. Tim Sheldon’s bill authorizing a thirdsuperior courtjudge for Mason County has received the governor’s endorsement. Between a trial backlog and the subsequent growing frustrations from citizens about trial delays, a thirdjudge is a long-overdue and much-needed addition, Sheldon... Read More...
Sheldon has trio of district-focused bills bound for governor’s desk Sen. Tim Sheldon is pleased that 35th District residents will benefit from three of his bills, which earned overwhelming bipartisan support from the Senate and House of Representatives and are now headed to the governor for final signature. Rural landowners will be particularly interested in Senate Bill 5048, which authorizes... Read More...
Sheldon votes yes to budget proposal that supports local governments The Senate approved a bipartisan supplemental budget proposal Thursday and Sen. Tim Sheldon, D-Potlatch, explained how the budget would benefit his constituents in the 35th Legislative District: “The approved proposal is a good budget – it’s projected to balance for four years and prioritizes education without raising taxes – and... Read More...