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20th Legislative District Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, discusses the remote 2021 legislative session and how the public can be involved in the legislative process. Learn more here: Accessing the Legislature Remotely

Jan. 19, 2021

Ranking Republican on the House Finance Committee, Rep. Ed Orcutt, discusses his work on the committee and pushing back on the majority party’s tax-increase proposals.  

Jan. 19, 2021

Representative Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, the Ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, has introduced a comprehensive $4 billion economic recovery package. The REAL Recovery for Washington Act (House Bill 1334) would...

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

This week a new delegation of legislators from the 16th District began the 2021 session. The 16th District stretches from Prosser to Dayton, the Tri-Cities to Walla Walla, and covers diverse...

Jan. 19, 2021

The House Rural Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a bill co-authored by 20th District Rep. Peter Abbarno that would extend reporting requirements on timber purchases...

Jan. 19, 2021

During a virtual news conference, House and Senate Republican leaders discussed efforts to provide pandemic relief, reopening K-12 schools, rebuilding the economy, the governor’s vaccination schedule and moving teachers and K-12...

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. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, gave the following speech on House Resolution 4601 in recognition and observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. “Although this day bears the name of Dr....

Jan. 18, 2021