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Earlier this summer on a cool, drizzly day in Alaska I had the opportunity to see firsthand how Alaska has turned a dwindling salmon population into a successful and bountiful industry...

Oct. 17, 2019

During the final three days of the 105-day legislative session in April, more than $2 billion in new and higher taxes were approved by majority Democrats. These included new and increased...

Oct. 17, 2019

Speaking on KVI Radio with Kirby Wilbur, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, touts the efforts of landlords/property owners who are working hard to change the narrative and misinformation being distributed against them...

Oct. 16, 2019

Rep. Keith Goehner, R-Dryden, talks about the challenges the agricultural industry is facing, including increased rules and regulations. He also touches on how the ever-increasing minimum wage plays a role and...

Oct. 11, 2019

Speaking on KONA Radio’s “The Bottom Line” with Robb Francis and Ed Dawson, 9th District Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, said he was “livid” when he learned the state Department of Labor...

Oct. 10, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, talks about capital budget funding for school construction and remodeling at Cosmopolis Elementary School. The 19th District lawmaker also discusses the hold-harmless education funding bill, approved during...

Oct. 10, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, discusses jobs and rural economic development at the Port of Grays Harbor. The 19th District lawmaker says we need to streamline agency permitting procedures to ensure good...

Oct. 10, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, speaks in front of the new Ocean Beach Hospital in Naselle, Washington. The lawmaker sponsored the state's capital budget investment in 2019 that provided for a new...

Oct. 10, 2019

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, discusses his plan to introduce legislation during the 2020 session that would reenact the ban on cities implementing a local income tax.

Oct. 10, 2019

Rep. Paul Harris has received the National Distinguished Advocacy Award (NDAA) from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for his work on tobacco control legislation. The NDAA is the...

Oct. 3, 2019