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Senate Republican Leader John Braun, R-Centralia, and House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, offered the following statement in response to an interview Gov. Jay Inslee gave criticizing the efforts of legislative...

April 21, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, has recently filed the “Empower Washington Voters Act,” House Bill 1582. The measure would require every new state tax or tax increase be approved by Washington voters...

April 21, 2021

Both the House and Senate have approved their versions of the state’s two-year capital, transportation, and operating budgets. Now, budget writers will go line-by-line to make any final adjustments to these...

April 21, 2021

In a press conference covering a wide range of topics, House and Senate Republicans addressed their biggest hopes and fears as the 2021 legislative session winds to a close and revealed...

April 21, 2021

During House floor debate Tuesday night on amendments to Senate Bill 5096, the capital gains income tax, Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, asked why majority Democrats would prevent voters from seeking a...

April 21, 2021

Rep. Gina Mosbrucker, R-Goldendale, joins KIHR Radio to discuss her opposition to the proposed capital gains tax, concerns over wording in the bill which prevents the people from making their voice...

April 21, 2021

Rep. Sutherland gives a floor speech supporting Senate Bill 5000, which would create a hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle pilot sales and use tax exemption program. The bill passed the Legislature...

April 21, 2021

Rep. Jenny Graham, R-Spokane, talks to KVI’s Ari Hoffman about her legislation providing legal representation to crime victims who cannot afford it. Graham said the proposal, House Bill 1573, is a...

April 20, 2021

Joining KONA Radio’s Ed Dawson, Rep. Matt Boehnke discusses a bill of his that was recently signed into law that seeks to double manufacturing jobs in Washington state by 2031. Boehnke...

April 20, 2021

Rep. Gina Mosbrucker, R-Goldendale, provides an update just days before the end of the 2021 legislative session on April 25, including two bills she authored that the governor signed, and provisos...

April 20, 2021