News Releases

Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, ranking Republican on the House Environment and Energy Committee, issued this statement today (Monday) following a press conference in which Gov. Jay Inslee rolled out his climate...

Dec. 13, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, has prefiled a bill that would substantially reform K-12 school funding in Washington. The legislation would be a major step toward creating a system by which education...

Dec. 13, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno today called for House and Senate Democrats to join him and other Republicans in a bipartisan effort to repeal the state’s new long-term care insurance program and payroll...

Dec. 3, 2021

Reps. Jim Walsh, Joel McEntire and Sen. Jeff Wilson are inviting 19th District citizens to join them for a one-hour Virtual Town Hall meeting, Saturday, Jan. 15 at 4 p.m. Those who would like to participate must register in advance...

Nov. 30, 2021

House Republican Environment and Energy Leader Rep. Mary Dye today released a comprehensive plan that proposes significant investments in outdoor recreation and climate adaptation, using revenue from the state’s new Climate...

Nov. 29, 2021

During its annual meeting on November 17, the Washington Farm Bureau recognized Rep. Larry Hoff as its 2021 Legislator of the Year in the state House of Representatives. The Farm Bureau...

Nov. 24, 2021

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama and member of the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council, released the following statement on the state revenue forecast today: “The state revenue forecast revealed more good news for budget writers as...

Nov. 19, 2021

“I want to personally thank Commissioner Paul Graves for his hard work, integrity, and professionalism throughout this entire process. When the House Republican Caucus chose Paul, we knew his skill set...

Nov. 18, 2021

Rep. Andrew Barkis, ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, said today he will champion the Reprioritizing Existing Appropriations for Longevity (REAL) Act at the start of the 2022 legislative session....

Nov. 17, 2021

Rep. Brad Klippert, along with VFW Post 7952 and the Washington Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA), will host an in-person event for constituents, military spouses, veterans, and interested parties to meet...

Nov. 15, 2021