Video Updates

In his second video update of the interim, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses the ongoing work of his members – including Rep. Gina Mosbrucker (helping identify and find missing indigenous...

July 3, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, discusses legislation he drafted to end the use of title-only bills. The 19th District legislator says that “ghost bills,” which are essentially blank bills with a title-only...

July 3, 2019

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides a detailed description of the 2019-2021 transportation budget. He also gives details about the ongoing concerns with the recent veto actions by Gov. Inslee and the...

June 21, 2019

Reps. J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, and Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provide some detail into the work done on the affordable housing issue facing our state. Rep. Barkis provides further detail on the work...

June 21, 2019

Second District Reps. J.T. Wilcox and Andrew Barkis provide an update on the work being done by the Legislature on the issue of affordable housing.

June 19, 2019

In his first video update of the interim, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox looks back on the 2019 legislative session. He also reflects on some of the conversations he’s had with...

June 12, 2019

In this edition of the Barkis Breakdown, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, gives a breakdown of the good, bad and ugly of the 2019 legislative session, which concluded on April 28. He...

May 9, 2019

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks during House floor debate on the model toxics control program, Senate Bill 5993.

May 1, 2019

Rep. Chris Corry, R-Yakima, speaks on the House floor against tax increases for travel agents and tour operators, Senate Bill 6004. The 12th District lawmaker argues that raising the business and...

April 30, 2019

Sunday on the House floor, Rep. Norma Smith lauded the historic investments in the 2019-21 capital budget to expand the state’s mental and behavioral health safety net. The capital budget was...

April 30, 2019