News Releases

Washington’s affordable housing shortage could get a boost from two new pieces of bipartisan legislation sponsored by Rep. Cyndy Jacobsen. House Bill 1401 would empower all cities and counties to... ...

Jan. 18, 2023

Rep. Mary Dye has introduced legislation that would create a new Washington State Commission on Boys and Men tasked to address the well-being of boys, male youth and men across... ...

Jan. 18, 2023

Educators who have received a reprimand could have the opportunity for redemption under a bill introduced by Rep. Paul Harris for the 2023 legislative session. House Bill 1113 would require... ...

Jan. 18, 2023

Rep. Stephanie McClintock has introduced her first pieces of legislation with bipartisan support designed to increase job growth in Washington state. McClintock, who was sworn in as a member of... ...

Jan. 17, 2023

‘Enough is enough. Let’s let the people have a say,’ says Volz Rep. Mike Volz, R-Spokane, believes Washington state voters should have the final say on any tax increase implemented... ...

Jan. 17, 2023

Rep. Paul Harris is continuing his effort to protect vulnerable victims of accidents with a bill aimed at holding negligent drivers accountable. House Bill 1112, which was heard in the... ...

Jan. 17, 2023

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, has issued the following statement regarding legislative privilege. The 19th District lawmaker recently authorized the release of emails, text messages, and other communication produced while drafting... ...

Jan. 17, 2023

In 2021, the Washington Legislature passed a bill regulating police tactics and equipment. One of the provisions of the bill limited vehicle pursuits to instances where there is probable cause... ...

Jan. 17, 2023

Sen. Jeff Wilson, Rep. Jim Walsh, and Rep. Joel McEntire are inviting 19th District citizens to join them for a one-hour Virtual Town Hall meeting, Thursday, Jan. 26 at 6 – 7 p.m. Those... ...

Jan. 17, 2023

On Thursday, State Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, is scheduled to testify in support of his bill that would provide new funding for rural fire departments.   House Bill 1014 would... ...

Jan. 16, 2023