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Welcome to the 2018 legislative session! In this video update, Rep. Brad Klippert, R-Kennewick, provides a glimpse into some of the major issues that will be tackled during the next 60-days.

It is once again an honor to be back at the state Capitol, representing you and the citizens of the 16th District during the 2018 legislative session. Lawmakers convened in Olympia...

Rep. Joyce McDonald, R-Puyallup, has been selected to serve as assistant floor leader for the 2018 legislative session.

Rep. Dave Hayes catches host Jeff Rex up on the tug of war between the capital budget and a water rights relief fix to the Hirst Supreme Court ruling. The Camano...

Rep. Matt Manweller has introduced new legislation designed to prevent school shootings or violence by setting up an anonymous reporting system to school administrators. House Bill 2442 creates the students protecting students program...

A measure sponsored by Rep. Melanie Stambaugh, R-Puyallup to improve worker safety on Washington roads was unanimously approved by the state House Thursday.

Rep. Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale, tells Kevin Malcolm on KLCK she is eager to pursue the passage of Erin’s Law, which allows for sexual abuse prevention curriculum in Washington public schools. McCabe...

Rep. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, helps bring farmers to the table in "Breakfast After the Bell" legislation aimed at ending hunger in public schools.

Although a proposed reduction in the state’s business and occupation tax for manufacturers met the governor’s veto pen last year, state House Republicans say it’s still a good plan to create...

Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, gives a detailed breakdown of the positions held by House Republicans and Democrats over rural water rights severely impacted by the Hirst Supreme Court decision. The ranking...