Video Updates

In his first video update of the interim, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox looks back on the 2019 legislative session. He also reflects on some of the conversations he’s had with...

June 12, 2019

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, gives a breakdown of the good, bad and ugly of the 2019 legislative session, which concluded on April 28. He...

May 9, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks during House floor debate on the model toxics control program, Senate Bill 5993.

May 1, 2019

Rep. Chris Corry, R-Yakima, speaks on the House floor against tax increases for travel agents and tour operators, Senate Bill 6004. The 12th District lawmaker argues that raising the business and...

April 30, 2019

Sunday on the House floor, Rep. Norma Smith lauded the historic investments in the 2019-21 capital budget to expand the state’s mental and behavioral health safety net. The capital budget was...

April 30, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, speaks on Amendment 920 to the tax preferences bill, Senate Bill 5997. The 19th District lawmaker says the change would help retail business owners impacted by the...

April 30, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks during House floor debate on tax preferences, Senate Bill 5997. The 19th District lawmaker argues that removing the nonresident sales tax exemption will damage many...

April 30, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks during House floor debate on green transportation options, House Bill 2042. The 19th District lawmaker says incentives are key to advancing green transportation in Washington.

April 30, 2019

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox provides an overview of the 2019 legislative session, expressing disappointment in the Democrats’ massive, unnecessary tax increases.

April 29, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, discusses the House’s recent vote on I-1000. The 19th District lawmaker greets some of the demonstrators at the state Capitol to rally against the bill.

April 28, 2019