Rep. Ed Orcutt's News & Media


Gov. Jay Inslee signed House Bill 1801 into law today. The legislation, prime sponsored by Rep. Ed Orcutt, will permit state and local governments to apply for a certificate of authority...

April 24, 2019

Majority Democrats gave little notice before holding an executive session Friday morning in the House Finance Committee where they approved billions of dollars in new and increased taxes. John Sattgast reports...

April 22, 2019

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