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A bill sponsored by Rep. Larry Hoff affirming the permitting process for dredging activities conducted by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on the Columbia River has been signed...

May 14, 2021

Senate Republican Leader John Braun and House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox offered this statement today after the governor announced many of his COVID-19 economic restrictions will be lifted by the end...

May 13, 2021

The recently enacted 2021-23 capital budget includes a $900,000 allocation to convert a publicly owned building into approximately 40 units of transitional housing. The funding for the Gray’s Harbor County pilot...

May 13, 2021

In a bill-signing ceremony today conducted remotely in Olympia, Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law legislation designed to protect property tax payers from excessive penalties and interests on late payments. The...

May 12, 2021

Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Monday that will make a number of changes to noxious weed control boards in an effort to protect Washington state lands from toxic and noxious weeds....

May 12, 2021

Appearing as a guest on KBKW’s Coffee Talk with Doug McDowell, Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, looks back at the 2021 legislative “Zoom” session. Walsh discusses concerns about passage of a capital...

May 12, 2021

Sen. John Braun, Rep. Ed Orcutt and Rep. Peter Abbarno are inviting 20th District citizens to join them Thursday, May 20 for a virtual town hall meeting in which they will...

May 11, 2021

19th District Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, joined Kyle Pauley on KXRO to discuss the current state of Washington under the pandemic, concerns about when restrictions will be removed, and what it...

May 11, 2021

In the 2021 remote legislative session, Washington state legislators saw many bills include new language updating policies that promote the pursuit of racial equity. One example this year was House Bill...

May 7, 2021

Multiple lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have signed a letter to the governor expressing concern over his decision to “pause” the movement in the Healthy Washington: Roadmap to Recovery...

May 6, 2021