Audio Reports

Rep. Dave Hayes talks with KSER about education. He says the quality of a kid's schooling should not be dependent upon a zip-code.

Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, talks with KXLY about several bills that provide some concern, including a potential ban on assault weapons.

In this Capitol Conversation podcast, Rep. Chad Magendanz, R-Issaquah, talks about legislation requiring vision screening for both distance and near-vision testing.

The Human Rights Commission recently made a ruling concerning the use of public bathrooms by the transgendered population.  Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, shared his thoughts on this and other legislative topics...

Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, talked with KBSN about proposed gun control legislation that would ban assault rifles and tax ammunition.

Rep. Matt Shea talked with Rick Rydell on KXLY about proposed gun legislation.  The Spokane Valley Republican says second amendment rights continue to be a key issue; however, Democrats pushing a bill...

Rep. Tom Dent and Rep. Matt Manweller talk with KBSN about the supplemental budget and legislation being presented in the 2016 session.

Lawmakers in Olympia continue efforts to ensure the state is protected following last year's deadly wildfires.

Rep. Norm Johnson, R-Yakima, talked with Capitol Report about his expectations for the legislative session in 2016.  Johnson talked about potential tweaks to the budget, and said forest fire suppression is...

Representative Brad Hawkins, R-East Wenatchee and Rep. Cary Condotta, R-East Wenatchee discuss legislation being considered in Olympia.