News Releases

State Representative Dan Griffey introduced a new bill this week aimed at protecting minors from pornography and sexual predators. House Bill 1292 would criminalize the act of knowingly providing pornographic and...

Jan. 20, 2021

In an effort to increase legislative transparency, Rep. Joel McEntire, R-Cathlamet, introduced legislation on Tuesday to keep legislators from using “ghost bills.” House Bill 1324 would eliminate the practice of legislators...

Jan. 20, 2021

A measure that would give parents the ability to choose the learning environment that best meets their children’s needs was introduced Friday in the state House of Representatives by Rep. Vicki...

Jan. 20, 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

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

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox released the following statement on the passage of Senate Concurrent Resolution 8402 today: “My ten years in the Legislature have taught me the importance of the...

Jan. 15, 2021

With the 2021 legislative session being held largely through virtual computer programs, such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams, Rep. Gina Mosbrucker says it will be more important than ever for citizens...

Jan. 12, 2021

Newly-sworn Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, was the first lawmaker to make a recorded vote on the first bill of the 2021 legislative session as it got underway Monday in Olympia. House...

Jan. 12, 2021

Eric Robertson was recently sworn into office as a member of the Washington State House of Representatives for the 31st Legislative District. Pierce County Superior Court Judge Pro-Tem Timothy G. Edwards...

Jan. 11, 2021

Rep. Rob Chase has officially started his duties representing the 4th Legislative District as the 2021 Legislature convened on Monday. Due to COVID restrictions, Chase was sworn in Friday by Spokane...

Jan. 11, 2021