Video Updates

It’s late in the night on Friday, April 26. Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides a late night, real-time update from the wings of the House chamber on the new tax proposals...

April 26, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, discusses rushed votes on tax bills and the state’s spending plans during the final three days of the 105-day legislative session.

April 26, 2019

n this video update, Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, provides an in-depth look into the massive tax proposals the majority party have introduced in the last days and hours of the...

April 26, 2019

In his weekly update, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox says the majority’s plan is to impose new tax increases this weekend while not providing any time for Washingtonians to weigh in.

April 26, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks during House floor debate on House Bill 1786. Walsh says the bill, which concerns protection orders, would deny citizens the due process of law. The...

April 26, 2019

Rep. Mike Volz, R-Spokane, provides background on recent changes to K-12 education funding, explaining why some school districts in the 6th Legislative District are facing budget deficits. He also discusses the...

April 24, 2019

Rep. Mike Volz, R-Spokane, discusses the latest tax proposals sponsored by House Democrats, including an income tax on capital gains.

April 24, 2019

On April 19, the House Finance Committee heard several bills that would increase taxes in Washington state by $4.5 billion. Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, offered several amendments to ease the...

April 24, 2019

Rep. Luanne Van Werven discusses Senate Bill 5579, relating to the volatility of Bakken crude oil received in Washington state by rail. Van Werven points out the legislation will not keep...

April 24, 2019

Rep. Mary Dye and other Washington state lawmakers welcome Future Farmers of America leadership to the state Capitol and recite the FFA creed in celebration of the organization’s 100th birthday.

April 23, 2019