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Rep. Dan Kristiansen, R-Snohomish, will deliver the Republican response to Gov. Christine Gregoire’s State of the State address Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 14. The House and Senate will convene in joint session...

Jan. 13, 2009

Rep. Norma Smith was selected by her colleagues to serve as the lead Republican on the House Community and Economic Development and Trade Committee.

Jan. 13, 2009

‘My priorities for the year include a no-new-taxes budget, fully funding education and fighting for transportation dollars in my region,’ Parker says   Kevin Parker, R-Spokane, officially became a state representative...

Jan. 12, 2009

  Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, was sworn in as a member of the Washington State House of Representatives today, filling the 7th District seat of retiring Bob Sump. Short, who took...

Jan. 12, 2009

Kennewick Republican outlines agenda, ready to go to work for local citizens Standing on the floor of the Washington House of Representatives with his right hand raised,  Brad Klippert took the...

Jan. 12, 2009

Lawmaker will fight to retain Yakima Valley School, preserve local road projects   Following the opening gavel today of the 2009 legislative session, Norm Johnson raised his right hand and promised...

Jan. 12, 2009

  State Rep. Matt Shea took the oath of office Monday along with other House members during opening day ceremonies of Washington’s 61st Legislature. The Mead Republican began his first term...

Jan. 12, 2009

For interviews contact: Sen. Mike Hewitt, (360) 786-7630 Rep. Richard DeBolt, (360) 786-7896   OLYMPIA‚ĶState House Republican Leader Richard DeBolt, R-Chehalis, and Senate Republican Leader Mike Hewitt, R-Walla Walla, will host...

Jan. 12, 2009

When lawmakers convene next Monday, Jan. 12, for the scheduled 105-day legislative session in Olympia, they will be faced with solving a record budget deficit exceeding $5.7 billion. In terms of...

Jan. 7, 2009