Member Opinions

Rep. MIke Steele, R-Chelan, gives a preview of his priorities for the 2018 legislative session.

Another legislative session is under way, and we have a lot of work to do. As you likely know by now, Democrats won a special election back in November, giving them...

Attention: Kennewick and South Richland Residents VOTING SHOULD BE SAFE, CONVENIENT, AND TRANSPARENT! Do you agree? Then perhaps you also agree with the December 5, 2017, Tri-City Herald editorial found here....

Happy New Year! While this is a short, 60-day session, there is a great deal to get done. I look forward to bringing the priorities of the people who live in...

Dear Friends and Neighbors, The Washington State Legislature has returned to Olympia for work. The 2018 legislative session convened at noon Monday, Jan. 8. In even-numbered years, session is 60-days, including...

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Week one of the scheduled 60-day session is behind us and we began today with plenty more work, bills and debates. Governor wants new $3.3 billion tax on energy...

Dear Friends and Neighbors, We are back in Olympia for the fast-paced, vicious race of the 2018 legislative session. And, let me tell you, this is going to be a bad...

Dear Friends and Neighbors, We have officially kicked off the 2018 legislative session here in Olympia. On Monday, Jan. 8, at noon, the first gavel went down on the House floor...

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Lawmakers have returned to Olympia to kick off the 2018 legislative session. Session officially began at noon Monday, Jan. 8. In even-numbered years, session is 60-days, including...

Rep. Paul Graves, R-Fall City, outlines his priorities for the 2018 legislative session.