Video Updates

In this video, Rep. Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy, talks about Latino Legislative Day at the state Capitol and what it means to him.

Feb. 11, 2020

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, says Senate Bill 6492—a measure that seeks to increase the B&O tax on many service providers across the state—is a bad bill that needs to be changed....

Feb. 11, 2020

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, explains the first major deadlines of the 2020 session – policy and fiscal cutoffs. He also talks about the bad...

Feb. 11, 2020

In this video update, Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, sits down and discusses the first major deadline of the 2020 session – policy cutoff. He also talks about some of the committee...

Feb. 10, 2020

Senate Bill 6492 passed the Senate and the House last week and will now be signed into law. Numerous republicans introduced amendments to the bill during floor debate, including Rep. Chris...

Feb. 10, 2020

A lot has happened during the first half of this 60-day session. The majority party has already signed off on more new taxes, the $30 car tab issue is still unsettled,...

Feb. 10, 2020

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, says Washington recently had a close call that could have introduced zebra and quagga mussels into its waters. The mussels reproduce rapidly and have clogged waterways in...

Feb. 10, 2020

Rep. Vicki Kraft, R-Vancouver, discusses her efforts to help small businesses by reducing the tax burden and enacting regulatory reform that emphasizes agency assistance before enforcement.

Feb. 10, 2020

Rep. Luanne Van Werven, R-Lynden, talks about her legislation, House Bill (HB) 2741, to increase salmon hatchery production on Puget Sound. She also touches on her bill that would allow young...

Feb. 9, 2020

In his weekly update, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses the two biggest pieces of legislation advanced by Democrats this year, both of which would increase taxes on Washingtonians.

Feb. 7, 2020