News Releases

When the 2019 legislative session convenes Jan. 14, Rep. Gina Mosbrucker will continue in her leadership role as ranking member of the House Labor and Workplace Standards Committee. House Republican committee...

Dec. 21, 2018

Washington State House Republicans released member committee assignments for the upcoming 2019 legislative session, today.  Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, will take a leadership position on agriculture issues as the ranking member...

Dec. 21, 2018

Washington State House Republicans released member committee assignments for the upcoming 2019 legislative session, today.  Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, will take a new leadership role by serving as the ranking...

Dec. 21, 2018

With the 2019 legislative session convening in less than a month in Olympia, Rep. Michelle Caldier is ready to get to work and has already pre-filed legislation. “It will be a...

Dec. 20, 2018

Lawmakers today applauded news that the Senate’s remote-testimony pilot project will be expanding to two new sites in Spokane Valley and Cheney. Sen. Mike Padden received confirmation this week from legislative...

Dec. 20, 2018

Rep. Jim Walsh has pre-filed two bills for the 2019 legislative session that would put limits on the rulemaking authority of state agencies. The lawmaker is looking to tighten up the...

Dec. 19, 2018

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, was selected to participate in The Council of State Governments 2018 Western Legislative Academy Nov. 27 – Dec. 2, in Colorado Springs, CO. The Western Legislative Academy...

Dec. 13, 2018

“If you’re an orca, a criminal, or someone who voted for the failed carbon tax in November, you probably like this budget. If you’re a small business owner, a family concerned...

Dec. 13, 2018

Rep. Jim Walsh is calling on the Legislature to begin taking practical steps to increase safety on K-12 school campuses across the state. The lawmaker has pre-filed two bills for the...

Dec. 12, 2018

Statement from Rep. Richard DeBolt on an alternative solution to Governor Jay Inslee’s new climate-change proposal announced today: “This legislative session is going to be about contrast and differences between Republican...

Dec. 10, 2018