News Releases

Dasher Evans, a 14-year-old student at Trout Lake School, recently served as a page in the state House of Representatives. He was sponsored by Rep. Gina Mosbrucker, R-Goldendale. Dasher’s responsibilities included...

Feb. 26, 2020

A $2 million dollar request for Rod’s House, sponsored by Rep. Jeremie Dufault, was included in the state House of Representative’s supplemental capital budget released this week. The money would be...

Feb. 26, 2020

Key facts: The Economic and Revenue Forecast Council (ERFC) released its state revenue forecast Wednesday, Feb. 19. Compared to the November forecast, revenue for 2019-21 increased by $606 million and for...

Feb. 26, 2020

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, released the following statement on the Democrats’ proposed supplemental transportation budget: “Unlike the proposed supplemental operating budget, our budget cabinet...

Feb. 25, 2020

With the latest state revenue forecast projecting a $2.4 billion budget surplus, House Republican budget leaders have introduce a bill to provide $1 billion in tax relief for Washington’s working families....

Feb. 25, 2020

With last week’s state revenue forecast revealing a $2.4 billion budget surplus, House Republican budget lead, Rep. Drew Stokesbary, introduced a bill that would provide $1 billion in tax relief for Washington’s...

Feb. 25, 2020

The state House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill Tuesday, Feb. 18, that would designate the proposed Goldendale Pumped Storage Project as a “project of statewide significance.” “This is one of...

Feb. 24, 2020

With last week’s state revenue forecast revealing a $2.4 billion budget surplus, House Republican budget lead, Rep. Drew Stokesbary, introduced a bill that would provide $1 billion in tax relief for Washington’s...

Feb. 24, 2020

With last week’s state revenue forecast revealing a $2.4 billion budget surplus, House Republican budget lead, Rep. Drew Stokesbary, introduced a bill that would provide $1 billion in tax relief for Washington’s...

Feb. 24, 2020

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement Monday regarding the House Democrats’ supplemental operating budget proposal. “With surging state revenue creating a $2.4...

Feb. 24, 2020