News Releases

House Republicans object to increased payroll taxes on employers, fear more job losses will result   House Republican Leader Richard DeBolt and Rep. Cary Condotta, Republican leader on commerce and labor...

Sept. 21, 2009

‘Situation is outrageous, derelict,’ they say In the wake of the breaking news yesterday about criminally insane murderer, Phillip Arnold Paul, escaping from chaperones while on an outing to the Spokane...

Sept. 18, 2009

‘Situation is outrageous, derelict,’ they say In the wake of the breaking news yesterday about criminally insane murderer, Phillip Arnold Paul, escaping from chaperones while on an outing to the Spokane...

Sept. 18, 2009

‘The governor needs to do more than shed a few state jobs, she needs to shed state regulations,’ says Orcutt.  ‘Regulations that are leading to more and more people being unemployed.’...

Sept. 17, 2009

Solutions at state level to be discussed Responding to numerous citizen rallies and the national health care reform debate, state legislators from the 13th, 14th and 15th legislative districts will hold...

Sept. 15, 2009

Kretz, Kristiansen say the State Building Code Council, governor overstepped After a controversial decision to update the state’s building code without proper economic impact statements, Reps. Joel Kretz and Dan Kristiansen...

Sept. 14, 2009

State lawmakers from the 8th Legislative District will hold a town hall meeting next week in Richland focusing on health care reform and health care proposals at both the state and...

Sept. 11, 2009

Legislator fears jobs will leave the state Rep. Cary Condotta, lead Republican on the House Commerce and Labor Committee, today had this to say about the announcement from South Carolina: “It’s...

Sept. 11, 2009

Lawmaker’s experience and interest in transparent government needed to find solutions to public records, meetings debate Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna has appointed Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, to the state’s Open...

Sept. 4, 2009

Exciting developments are occurring in Washington's alternative energy future and Whidbey Island’s neighboring waterways are part of that story. The Snohomish Public Utility District and the Department of the Navy are...

Aug. 14, 2009