News Releases

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox released the following statement in advance of next week’s House floor debate on two bills brought forward by Democrats to change their controversial and troubled long-term...

Jan. 15, 2022

House Republican transportation lead Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, has sent a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee and WSDOT Secretary Roger Millar urging them to take action and restore the ability to...

Jan. 14, 2022

A public hearing has been scheduled for Friday, Jan. 21 at 10:00 a.m. in the House Environment and Energy Committee on House Bill 1871. Rep. Mark Klicker introduced the bill this week after seeing...

Jan. 13, 2022

As the 2022 legislative session kicks off, Rep. Dan Griffey has introduced several bills aimed at fixing some of the state’s real problems. “I’m focused on issues that are not only...

Jan. 13, 2022

‘My bill brings a measure of common sense into the governor’s decision to fire WSDOT workers and help improve safety on the highway system,’ says McCaslin Legislation introduced in Olympia today...

Jan. 13, 2022

Legislative Republican leaders released the following statement in response to a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor & Statistics that inflation in the United States has risen to 7%, increasing...

Jan. 13, 2022

Legislation that could provide assistance to small school districts in need of capital funding is scheduled for a public hearing in the House Capital Budget Committee on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at...

Jan. 13, 2022

During the first official House floor action of the 2022 legislative session on Wednesday, lawmakers passed several bills to the Senate, including a measure by Rep. Gina Mosbrucker that would help...

Jan. 13, 2022

Rep. Mark Klicker has introduced a bill that would help create equity between Washington counties producing clean energy and the counties consuming that energy. As Washington state continues to press for...

Jan. 12, 2022

After Gov. Jay Inslee delivered his annual State of the State Address on Tuesday, Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, issued this statement: “The theme of the governor’s state of the state this...

Jan. 11, 2022