News Releases

On May 21, the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) released new state COVID-19 workplace safety and health guidance relating to masking and social distancing policies. L&I said, in...

May 25, 2021

On Tuesday, Gov. Jay Inslee signed the transportation budget passed by the Legislature in the 2021 session. However, he vetoed a section of the bill that directs the Washington State Transportation...

May 20, 2021

Eighth District lawmakers Sen. Sharon Brown, Rep. Brad Klippert and Rep. Matt Boehnke will host a virtual town hall meeting Monday, May 24 from 6-7:30 p.m. It will be the lawmakers’...

May 19, 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, Tuesday, May 25 at 6 p.m. Lawmakers will review the 2021...

May 19, 2021

Citing a lack of reasonable cause, the Washington State Legislative Ethics Board has dismissed a complaint lodged against Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, by a group calling itself the “Washington Black Lives...

May 19, 2021

Reps. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, and Keith Goehner, R-Dryden, are inviting 12th District citizens to join them for a virtual town hall meeting. The lawmakers will provide a review of the 2021 legislative session and...

May 18, 2021

Reps. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, and Keith Goehner, R-Dryden, are inviting 12th District citizens to join them for a virtual town hall meeting. The lawmakers will provide a review of the 2021 legislative session and...

May 18, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox issued the following statement Monday in response to Gov. Jay Inslee’s partial vetoes of House Bill 1091 and Senate Bill 5126: “Governor Inslee is once again...

May 17, 2021

A bill sponsored by Rep. Larry Hoff affirming the permitting process for dredging activities conducted by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on the Columbia River has been signed...

May 14, 2021

Senate Republican Leader John Braun and House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox offered this statement today after the governor announced many of his COVID-19 economic restrictions will be lifted by the end...

May 13, 2021