Press Releases

A bill that would direct the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to conduct an elk management pilot project to reduce...

A bill that would increase access to capital for small businesses passed the state House of Representatives on Monday. House Bill 1593, sponsored by Rep. Brandon Vick, would expand on the...

William F. West High School student Alex Dodson traveled to Olympia last week to serve as a page in the state House of Representatives. He was sponsored by 19th District Rep....

Rep. Jim Walsh, teamed up with his 19th District seatmate Rep. Brian Blake, to sponsor a bill to help small, rural districts fund school construction projects. The bill would create a...

2015 was the worst fire season on record in Washington state. Since the 2016 session, Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, has been focusing her efforts on the continued strife surrounding local fire...

Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, unanimously passed his first bill off the House floor today. House Bill 1718 would significantly reduce the permit paperwork necessary for wineries participating in vendor-related nonprofit auctions.

Rep. Dick Muri, R-Steilacoom, will co-host a telephone town hall meeting with Sen. Steve O’Ban, R-University Place, for their 28th District constituents on Wednesday, Feb. 22. The community conversation, which is...

Sen. Shelly Short, R-Addy, and Reps. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, and Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, will host a telephone town hall meeting for their 7th District constituents on Thursday, Feb. 23. The community...

Today, the Washington State House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill to lower the fine incurred by individuals seeking affordable housing opportunities in mobile or manufactured homes. Currently, the Department of...

Rep. Matt Manweller, along with 37 other members of the House Republican Caucus, has introduced legislation proposing an amendment to the state Constitution to prohibit a state income tax. “House Joint Resolution 4207...