Video Updates

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

Rep. Drew Stokesbary, R-Auburn, delivers remarks during final passage of the 2021-23 state operating budget.

April 25, 2021

House Republicans, including Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, ranking Republican on the House Environment and Energy Committee, believe the Democrats’ cap-and-tax scheme is regressive, unfair and unnecessary, and will hurt working families...

April 25, 2021

Rep. Ed Orcutt, ranking member on the House Finance Committee, provides House floor remarks on final passage of Senate Bill 5096 (income tax on capital gains) on April 24, 2021. Learn...

April 24, 2021

In this legislative video update, Rep. Greg Gilday, R-Camano, discusses why he voted “no” on the capital gains income tax, Senate Bill 5096. Gilday share’s the reasons he opposes the measure,...

April 24, 2021

Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, shares remarks during House floor debate on the hotly contended capital gains income tax, Senate Bill 5096. Walsh vehemently opposes the underlying bill while supporting several Republican-sponsored...

April 22, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox speaks out against the majority’s ongoing push to increase the gas tax (Senate Bill 5483) and impose both a low-carbon fuel standard (House Bill 1091) and...

April 22, 2021