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Politics Wash. House votes to allow industrial hemp Wash. House votes to allow industrial hemp
State representatives voted unanimously Monday to allow the Department of Agriculture to issue licenses to grow industrial hemp. The measure will now go to the Senate.
Politics Doc Hastings retires: What's next? Doc Hastings retires: What's next? (Video)
So what's next for the 4th Congressional District? It covers parts of eight counties, stretching from the Tri-Cities to the Canadian border. Whether you agreed with his politics or not, Congressman Hastings has been a strong voice on Capitol Hill for issues affecting our region. KEPR looked at some of his accomplishments and what some expect to come next.