Video Updates

Rep. Kristiansen discusses Hirst Decision, Capitol Budget projects, increase in revenue and opioid epidemic in this video update.

March 1, 2018

Rep. Vicki Kraft, R-Vancouver, speaks out against changes to surrogacy agreements, allowing for paid, commercial surrogacy or the renting of a mother’s womb. Kraft notes in her time as a lawmaker,...

March 1, 2018

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, speaks on House floor in favor of his amendment that would protect small towns from the prohibitive costs of lawsuits and legal fees that could accompany the...

Feb. 28, 2018

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, sits down with seatmate, Rep. J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, to discuss policy they’ve each been working, and the status of bills moving through the Legislature as we enter...

Feb. 27, 2018

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, discusses the supplemental operating and transportation budgets, taxes, and what to watch for in the homestretch of the session.

Feb. 27, 2018

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares an update during a break in House floor activity. The lawmaker discusses how the remaining days of the session will be focused on approving the state's...

Feb. 26, 2018

Rep. Van Werven identifies and discusses tools to keep our schools safe, such as: enforcing existing gun laws, strengthening back ground checks, providing accessible resource officers, mental health professionals and counselors,...

Feb. 26, 2018

Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, gives passionate floor speech supporting the Second Amendment, quoting constitutional protections and recalling war crimes committed against the disarmed civilian population during the Bosnian conflict where...

Feb. 23, 2018

Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, speaks against the weaponization of the public records act and votes to expand legislative transparency. He strongly advocated for the public release of lobbyist communications while...

Feb. 23, 2018

Rep. Melanie Stambaugh discusses the supplemental operating budget proposal in the House, and the work being done in both chambers before the 2018 session comes to a close on March 8.

Feb. 23, 2018