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As your state representative, I seek your input on issues in the Washington State Legislature in Olympia. Occasionally, issues are considered in Congress in Washington, D.C. that may impact the... ...

July 22, 2009

The Obama administration is proposing a government takeover of our nation’s health care system. I recently joined with other Republican colleagues in the state House of Representatives voicing concerns to... ...

July 15, 2009

Rep. Jay Rodne will join the Lystedt family and Gov. Chris Gregoire Tuesday in opening the University of Washington Medicine/Seattle Children’s Sports Concussion Program at Harborview Medical Center. The new... ...

July 13, 2009

Lawmaker stunned state would increase employer payroll taxes in tight economy after Boeing’s announcement   After a week-long debate in the media and among lawmakers about Boeing’s purchase of a... ...

July 10, 2009

Last week, American troops began the first phase of withdrawing from Iraq. They have moved out from that nation’s cities and, under a U.S.-Iraqi agreement, all troops will be out... ...

July 8, 2009

  Rep. Kevin Parker, R-Spokane, released the following statement after Boeing announced it would purchase a fabrications and assembly plant in South Carolina: “This announcement definitely sends a strong signal... ...

July 7, 2009

Lead Republican on commerce and labor issues implores state leaders to act on necessary job retention and creation policies   “Boeing’s recent announcement is a frank reminder that the economies... ...

July 7, 2009

Program designed to encourage citizen involvement in government   Rep. Norm Johnson has been invited to observe and participate in a national professional leadership seminar designed to encourage citizens, particularly... ...

July 6, 2009

Tomorrow, July 2, marks a pivotal point in our nation’s history. It was 233 years ago that the General Congress met behind closed doors in Philadelphia and began to discuss... ...

July 1, 2009

State Rep. David Taylor, R-Moxee, has been appointed to the Joint Legislative Committee on Water Supply During Drought. The appointment was announced June 22 by House Speaker Frank Chopp. The... ...

June 29, 2009