Video Updates

Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides his remarks to Amendment 569 and final passage of Senate Bill 5235 which seeks to increase housing unit inventory by removing arbitrary limits on housing options.

May 4, 2021

On April 29, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox and Senate Republican Leader John Braun joined TVW’s Austin Jenkins for a wide-ranging discussion about the 2021 legislative session.

April 30, 2021

Rep. Vicki Kraft, R-Vancouver, recaps the 2021 legislative session, which ended April 25. Kraft talks about unnecessary tax increases that passed the session, as well as climate change legislation that could...

April 30, 2021

Rep. Carolyn Eslick, R-Sultan, shares remarks during House floor debate on the capital gains income tax, Senate Bill 5096.

April 30, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, discusses how Senate Bill 5476 only partly addresses aspects of the State Supreme Court’s Blake decision, which declared the state‚Äôs law criminalizing drug possession unconstitutional. Walsh says...

April 28, 2021

Rep. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, ranking member of the House Capital Budget Committee, shares highlights of the two-year finalized capital project spending plan. To learn more about the 2021-23 capital budget: https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1080&Year=2021&Initiative=false

April 28, 2021

In this video update, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, provides a recap of the top issues of the 2021 legislative session, including legislation he sponsored.

April 28, 2021

In this video update, Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, and ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee, provides a recap of the process to put together the $11.8 billion 2021-23 transportation budget....

April 28, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox provides his thoughts on the 2021 legislative session, which saw Democrats pass an income tax on capital gains, make gasoline prices more expensive, and decline to...

April 27, 2021

House and Senate Republican leaders met with members of the Capitol press to review the 2021 legislative session, which adjourned Sunday. Legislators said they were disappointed by the partisan manner in...

April 26, 2021