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Four bills prime sponsored by Rep. Gina Mosbrucker, R-Goldendale, were signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday and Tuesday. Two others were signed into law the week before and...

May 1, 2019

Speaking with KVI’s Kirby Wilbur, House Republican Floor Leader Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, said Democrats shut out Republicans from the budget process and kept them and the public in the dark...

May 1, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks during House floor debate on the model toxics control program, Senate Bill 5993.

May 1, 2019

Lawmakers approved the final version of the state’s 2019-21 biennial capital budget Sunday afternoon. The plan spends $4.9 billion, $3.22 billion of which is from the sale of general obligation bonds....

May 1, 2019

In a 96-2 vote Sunday, the Legislature approved the state’s 2019-21 transportation budget. The budget allocates money for maintenance and development of the state’s transportation infrastructure, such as roads, ferries and...

May 1, 2019

Rep. Chris Corry, R-Yakima, speaks on the House floor against tax increases for travel agents and tour operators, Senate Bill 6004. The 12th District lawmaker argues that raising the business and...

April 30, 2019

House Republican Leader Rep. J.T. Wilcox of Yelm joined the Kirby Wilbur Show on KVI where he talked about massive tax increases Democrats passed during the recently concluded legislative session and...

April 30, 2019

During the Kirby Wilbur Show on KVI, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, expressed disappointment that an $18 million amendment he worked to put in the budget to fight drug abuse and help...

April 30, 2019

Sunday on the House floor, Rep. Norma Smith lauded the historic investments in the 2019-21 capital budget to expand the state’s mental and behavioral health safety net. The capital budget was...

April 30, 2019

Rep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union, joins KVI’s Kirby Wilbur show to discuss the Democrats’ tax increases and how Republicans fought against them, as well as the last-minute budgeting process.

April 30, 2019