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In this Capitol Conversation podcast, 2nd District Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, explains the state Supreme Court Hirst decision, how it is affecting decisions to purchase property, and why legislation to rollback...

On Aug. 8, we traveled across the 16th District from Dayton to Prosser, meeting with newspaper editors and reflecting on the successes and disappointments of this year’s Legislature. It was a...

Rep. Matt Manweller has received the “Legislator of the Year” award from the Washington Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) for his strong leadership the past two legislative sessions to bring vocational...

Rep. Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale, will be visiting cities throughout the 14th Legislative District Aug. 22-23 to provide a recap of the 2017 legislative session — the longest legislative session in state...

I share the frustrations of many that the Legislature adjourned July 20 after a record 193 days in session without passing a capital construction budget. This $4 billion budget funds statewide infrastructure...

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, 2nd District Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, breaks down the longest session in state history – 193 days to be exact. He discusses where the...

Rep. Paul Harris, R-Vancouver, has received the Washington Business Alliance 2017 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Legislator of the Year Award for his leadership on behalf of CTE students statewide. Harris who co-chairs...

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, talks about the number of complaints his office has received about the new tougher distracted driving laws. Driving under the influence of an electronic device (DUI-E), means...

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, says the lack of approval on the state’s capital budget and a solution for Hirst is not about partisan bickering. Rather, it’s evidence of a deepening rural/urban...

Rep. Mary Dye’s passion in bringing the essential service of broadband fiber and infrastructure to rural Washington continues to be one of her main legislative priorities. With Dye’s dedication to this...