News Releases

These proposals are a waste of Washington state taxpayers’ time and money. The U.S. Supreme Court, in its recent Bruen decision, held clearly that such state laws are unconstitutional and must...

Jan. 13, 2023

Fourth District State Representatives Suzanne Schmidt and Leonard Christian issued the following joint statement today in opposition to Gov. Jay Inslee’s budget proposal that would once again significantly delay construction... ...

Jan. 12, 2023

Fourth District State Representatives Suzanne Schmidt and Leonard Christian issued the following joint statement today in opposition to Gov. Jay Inslee’s budget proposal that would once again significantly delay construction... ...

Jan. 12, 2023

State Representative Eric Robertson was officially sworn into office for his second term as a Washington State House of Representatives member on Monday, Jan. 9. Before the start of the... ...

Jan. 12, 2023

With news of Gov. Jay Inslee’s transportation budget proposal making headlines around the state, many local lawmakers are uniting against his efforts to delay Spokane’s much-needed north/south freeway, or North... ...

Jan. 11, 2023

‘Regional apprenticeship programs give students another option to find a career locally,’ says Maycumber The 2023 legislative session has begun in Olympia. For the first time in nearly three years,... ...

Jan. 11, 2023

With his black cowboy hat, cowboy boots, and bolo tie, Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, strides through the marbled halls of Olympia looking more like a character from the hit TV... ...

Jan. 11, 2023

Rep. Joel McEntire has reintroduced legislation that could provide assistance to small school districts in need of capital funding. House Bill 1044 would provide funding for small school districts through... ...

Jan. 11, 2023

Rep. Cyndy Jacobsen is pushing for safer schools throughout Washington with a new bill aimed at providing more resources for school districts trying to increase safety. Jacobsen recently introduced House... ...

Jan. 11, 2023

‘Our families, parents, and children need to feel safe in their communities. Right now, many of them do not,’ says Graham The 105-day 2023 legislative session began this week in... ...

Jan. 10, 2023