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The Tax Structure Work Group’s virtual Tax Town Halls across the state, the state revenue forecast, the Democrats’ regressive energy policies, redistricting, the Democrats’ new long-term care insurance tax, and why Insurance Commissioner...

Sept. 24, 2021

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama and member of the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council, released the following statement on the state revenue forecast today:  “The recent good news in the revenue forecast shows that our tax...

Sept. 24, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox sits down with TVW’s Austin Jenkins for a wide-ranging discussion on redistricting, the ongoing COVID pandemic, public safety, emergency powers reform, and more.

Sept. 24, 2021

Elected officials across eastern Washington, led by Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, sent a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee today expressing their concerns with his mandated vaccination orders and the fact...

Sept. 23, 2021

Rep. Michelle Caldier, R-Port Orchard, ranking Republican on the House Housing, Human Services and Veterans Committee, released this statement following Gov. Jay Inslee’s announcement Thursday that he is extending the statewide...

Sept. 23, 2021

As the Republican leaders of the House Rural Development, Agriculture and Natural Resource Committee (RDAN) we are directly involved in addressing legislation related to agricultural production and lands, water rights and...

Sept. 23, 2021

Rep. Gina Mosbrucker, R-Goldendale, who serves as ranking Republican on the House Public Safety Committee, tells KELA’s Peter Abbarno of her concerns about new police reform laws that make it more...

Sept. 23, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox and Senate Republican Leader John Braun are encouraging Washingtonians to participate in virtual Tax Town Halls across the state being hosted by the Washington State Tax...

Sept. 21, 2021

Why was a law enforcement pursuit called off against a driver of a stolen bus? Why didn’t police track down an armed robbery suspect even when they knew what he was...

Sept. 20, 2021

Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, talks with KELA Radio’s Peter Abbarno about the many flaws of the new state-run long-term care program and its payroll tax. Later, the two discuss pushbacks to...

Sept. 16, 2021