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House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, talks about his experiences visiting various communities throughout Washington state this summer, including some lessons he learned while in the 7th District.

Aug. 21, 2019

State Reps. Marcus Riccelli (D-Spokane) and Mike Volz (R-Spokane) released the following statements regarding today’s ruling by Spokane County Superior Court in favor of the Responsible Representation Act (SHB 2887), which...

Aug. 16, 2019

Imagine living in a state where the sea is OVERFLOWING with salmon, ensuring there are more than enough fish and wildlife to survive and thrive in the northwestern United States. A...

Aug. 15, 2019

In June, I had the honor of participating in a panel discussion at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle about wildfire and its impacts on communities. Until the last few years,...

Aug. 14, 2019

Following the election of Rep. Laurie Jinkins, D-Tacoma, as Speaker-designate of the House Wednesday, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, issued the following statement: “On behalf of the House Republican Caucus,...

July 31, 2019

During a recent Joint Transportation Committee meeting, Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, questioned staff from the governor’s Office of Financial Management (OFM) about the constitutionality of diverting more than $175 million of...

July 30, 2019

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, has been selected to serve on a legislative task force directed to explore providing remote-testimony options for committee hearings in the Washington State House of Representatives....

July 29, 2019

Rep. Tom Dent has been elected to the board of directors of the State Agriculture and Rural Leaders (SARL) organization. The organization focuses on cooperation, leadership and educational opportunities for state...

July 24, 2019

Tenth District Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, has released the following statement in response to Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s lawsuit against the U.S. Navy over its expanded Growler jet operations...

July 23, 2019

Last month, the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) proposed significant changes to the state’s existing overtime rules that could curtail the growth of employers and have devastating consequences...

July 22, 2019