Audio Reports

Ghost bills would no longer haunt the state Capitol under legislation proposed by an Aberdeen lawmaker. Kelley Payne reports from Olympia.

Dec. 4, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, tells KTTH’s Jason Rantz why he wants an immediate special session. The 19th District lawmaker says voters are angry and wondering why they bothered voting on I-976,...

Dec. 4, 2019

A state lawmaker is calling for the Legislature to immediately convene a special session to implement the voter-approved 30-dollar car tab fee recently blocked by a King County judge. John Sattgast...

Dec. 2, 2019

Rep. Andrew Barkis, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, talks with KELA’s Peter Abbarno about recent passage of I-976, the new project delay list which seems punitive against voters, and...

Nov. 27, 2019

Speaking on KELA’s “Let’s Talk About It” with Peter Abbarno, 20th District Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, discussed the state budgeting process, the revenue forecast, effects of I-976 passage on transportation funding,...

Nov. 20, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, talks with KELA's Peter Abbarno (Centralia) about the November general election results, including the non-binding tax advisory votes and what they mean for Olympia, effects of...

Nov. 13, 2019

Environmentalists, tribes and even Governor Inslee have suggested removing the four lower Snake River dams to restore salmon runs and feed the endangered Southern Resident Orcas. But a state lawmaker from...

Nov. 5, 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

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

A state lawmaker is livid with the Department of Labor and Industries for fining the City of Pullman for violations stemming from rescue operations during a flash flood in April. John...

Oct. 9, 2019