News Releases

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, released the following statement on the first-ever income tax on capital gains passing the Washington State Legislature. “In a historic vote, the Legislature has passed its...

April 21, 2021

Senate Republican Leader John Braun, R-Centralia, and House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, offered the following statement in response to an interview Gov. Jay Inslee gave criticizing the efforts of legislative...

April 21, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, has recently filed the “Empower Washington Voters Act,” House Bill 1582. The measure would require every new state tax or tax increase be approved by Washington voters...

April 21, 2021

Governor Jay Inslee has signed into law a bill sponsored by Rep. Drew MacEwen designed to strengthen the commercial fishing industry’s licensing system. In 2017, the Legislature created the crewmember license...

April 20, 2021

With the virtual 2021 session scheduled to conclude in a few days, Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, will host a virtual town hall on Thursday, April 22, from 6 to 7 p.m....

April 20, 2021

Behavioral health workers in Washington received some good news, after the governor signed into a law a bill from Rep. Paul Harris last week. House Bill 1063 allows behavioral health care...

April 20, 2021

Two bills introduced this session by Rep. Gina Mosbrucker have made it all the way to Gov. Jay Inslee who signed them into law last week. An effort in which Mosbrucker...

April 19, 2021

A bill sponsored by Rep. Matt Boehnke that seeks to double the number of manufacturing jobs in Washington by 2031 has been signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee. House Bill...

April 16, 2021

A bill from Rep. Brandon Vick, which would help individuals reenter the workforce after completing a prison sentence, is one step closer to becoming law. House Bill 1399 is on its...

April 16, 2021

Washington House Republicans are pushing for a vote on an emergency powers reform bill they believe is critical to pass prior to the end of the legislative session. On Friday afternoon,...

April 15, 2021