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The question is not if we have a housing crisis in Washington, but rather how do we resolve it? Too many would-be buyers in the state have been priced out of...

Feb. 20, 2024

By Rep. Skyler Rude, Rep. Mark Klicker, and Sen. Perry Dozier The final gavel of the 2023 legislative session has dropped. It has been our honor to represent and serve the...

April 26, 2023

No one really likes to pay taxes, but they are a necessary part of life. However, when state lawmakers continue pushing and creating new or increased taxes year after year after...

April 5, 2023

We recently hit an important date in the 2023 legislative session. Wednesday, March 8 was house of origin cutoff, meaning it was the last opportunity for bills introduced in the House...

March 15, 2023

The debate over alternative energy facilities, including the massive windmills that decorate eastern rural Washington is nothing new. It’s a debate that continues to stir emotions on both sides of the...

Feb. 23, 2023

The question is not do we have a housing crisis in Washington. The question is how do we resolve it? Too many would-be buyers in the state have been priced out...

Feb. 1, 2023

The 2022 legislative session is now in the rearview mirror. It has been our honor to represent and serve the people of the 16th district and be your voice in Olympia....

March 16, 2022

One of my greatest objectives as a member of the Washington State House of Representatives is to work on and pass good legislation that helps as many people as possible in...

Feb. 23, 2022

Have you noticed all the giant windmills dotting the landscapes throughout rural areas of Washington? Does it feel like these, and other clean energy facilities, are starting to encroach on your...

Feb. 20, 2022

It’s no secret the salmon population in Washington is in crisis. We have 14 species that are either endangered or threatened with extinction in our state, with very little progress being...

Feb. 1, 2022