Audio Reports

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, joins KONA Radio to discuss climate change efforts, supporting innovation in protecting the environment, and how legislators can help the ecosystem without raising taxes. The 9th District...

Jan. 20, 2021

Calling it “a needed lifeline for families and small businesses,” the budget leader for the House Republicans in Olympia has introduced an enormous and comprehensive state COVID stimulus package. John Sattgast...

Jan. 19, 2021

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, joins John Sattgast on Capitol Report to discuss the challenges of the current session, opening the economy, and the governor’s emergency powers. Wash. House Republicans · 01-19-21...

Jan. 19, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, recaps the first week of the 2021 session, expresses concerns over access to public input during the pandemic, and examines what power the legislature has during the...

Jan. 19, 2021

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, reviews his committee appointments and gives a feel for the first week of the mostly remote 2021 legislative session. Dent also shares why he voted against...

Jan. 19, 2021

Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, sits down with KIT 1280 news to discuss hearing from constituents during a pandemic, the governor’s growing powers, and the process of re-opening the state. Dent...

Jan. 19, 2021

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, joins John Sattgast on Capitol Report to discuss the first bill passed by the majority party and the changes that come with the remote session. Wash. House...

Jan. 18, 2021

Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, speaks with John Sattgast on Capitol Report about preserving our economy, the differences of a remote session, and maintaining checks and balances during the pandemic. Wash. House...

Jan. 18, 2021

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, encourages constituents to get involved with the expanded availability of remote testimony in 2021 legislative hearings, which was something he initially pushed for in a 2019...

Jan. 18, 2021

Joining KVI’s Kirby Wilbur, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses the reluctance of legislative Democrats to restrict the governor’s unchecked proclamation powers. He also touches on their willingness to raise taxes...

Jan. 18, 2021