News Releases

Rep. Chris Corry, R-Yakima, has prefiled a road safety plan bill that targets reducing lane departure accidents and fatalities in rural communities. The Washington Traffic Safety Commission has identified lane departure...

Jan. 4, 2022

When the 2022 legislative session convenes on Monday, Jan. 10, Rep. Peter Abbarno will press forward with legislation that seeks to prevent cold-water shock drownings through signage at bridges and along...

Jan. 4, 2022

“…our children and families will be less safe in their own homes and even their own beds,” says Maycumber Under provisions of a bill prefiled recently in anticipation of the 2022...

Dec. 28, 2021

Rep. Gina Mosbrucker, ranking Republican on the House Public Safety Committee, expressed serious concerns today (Tuesday) about a new bill that would reduce penalties for murder resulting from drive-by shootings in...

Dec. 28, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh has prefiled two House bills that would reform how the Washington State Legislature operates. According to the 19th District lawmaker, these bills add more transparency and accountability to...

Dec. 27, 2021

In response to new information about how the governor’s delay of the long-term care tax won’t stop tax collections in January, Senate Republican Leader John Braun of Centralia and House Republican...

Dec. 22, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno says he’s found a way to relieve labor shortages that are contributing to supply chain issues in Washington state. The 20th District lawmaker has prefiled legislation to expand...

Dec. 20, 2021

Gov. Jay Inslee has announced an agreement to delay implementation of the state’s new long-term care insurance program and payroll tax that was set to begin Jan. 1, 2022. Rep. Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, ranking...

Dec. 17, 2021

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee and House Republican budget lead, issued a statement Thursday following the release of Gov. Jay Inslee’s 2022 supplemental budget plan. “Despite...

Dec. 16, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox and Senate Republican Leader John Braun have sent a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee, House Speaker Laurie Jinkins, and Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig regarding the...

Dec. 13, 2021