Rep. Ed Orcutt's News & Media


Rep. Ed Orcutt, ranking Republican on the committee: “The Democrats do not need to raise taxes on anyone.” Key facts: In the House Finance Committee today, Democrats voted out House Bills...

April 19, 2019

Less than a month after a Kittitas County sheriff's deputy was killed in the line of duty, the state House of Representatives once again paused Monday to pay tribute to a...

April 16, 2019

Rep. Ed Orcutt, ranking member on the House Finance Committee, shares his concerns with the House Democrats' operating budget (House Bill 1109) and tax-increase proposals in a March 29, 2019 floor...

March 29, 2019

Reegan Jenkins and Alexander Wolfe recently paged in the Washington State House of Representatives. The students were sponsored by Rep. Ed Orcutt of the 20th District. Reegan and Alexander were able...

March 22, 2019

Key facts: The Economic and Revenue Forecast Council released its state revenue forecast today.  The Near General Fund-State (Near GF-S) revenue forecast for the 2017-19 biennium has increased by $307 million, and revenue...

March 20, 2019

Rep. Ed Orcutt discusses the regressive low carbon fuel standard legislation (House Bill 1110) that passed despite bipartisan opposition, and what to expect in the Legislature the next two weeks of...

March 14, 2019

The state House of Representatives has approved a measure that would authorize the state Department of Ecology to implement a California-style low carbon fuel standard. House Republicans voted no, saying it...

March 13, 2019

The state House of Representatives has approved Governor Inslee's bill that would add a public option to health insurance plans offered in the Washington State Health Benefits Exchange. The measure passed...

March 11, 2019

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, joins KELA to discuss his legislation regarding abandoned cemeteries, efforts to improve rural broadband, forecasts that show that the state is raising additional revenue, the budget, a...

March 6, 2019

Few things are as sad as a cemetery that has been abandoned – even locked up to keep surviving family members out. That's the story at a privately owned cemetery in...

March 6, 2019