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Rep. Ed Orcutt, ranking Republican on the House Finance Committee, joins Mike McClanahan of TVW's The Impact to discuss tax policy with the chair of the House Finance Committee.Learn more about...

Feb. 11, 2021

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, joins KELA Radio to talk about the dynamics of the remote session, protecting 2nd Amendment rights, the eviction moratorium, rural broadband, and providing tax relief. Wash. House Republicans...

Feb. 10, 2021

Ranking Republican on the House Finance Committee, Rep. Ed Orcutt, discusses his work on the committee and pushing back on the majority party's tax-increase proposals.  

Jan. 19, 2021

A lot has happened since the last time I wrote to you. Since then, the governor has enacted and twice extended his “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order; the number of coronavirus...

May 4, 2020

The 2020 legislative session ended just after 8 p.m. on Thursday night, March 12. The last bill passed by the House will provide $175 million from the Budget Stabilization Account (also...

March 20, 2020

Reps. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama and Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, issued the following statement on their recently introduced state property-tax relief proposal.

Feb. 28, 2020

Rep. Ed Orcutt, chair of the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council, discusses the recent state revenue forecast and using part of the $2.4 billion state budget surplus for property tax relief.

Feb. 25, 2020

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, discusses his opposition to a controversial, new low-carbon fuel standard (House Bill 1110) and a new B&O tax increase on employers (Senate Bill 6492).

Feb. 7, 2020

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, argues against controversial low-carbon fuel standard legislation (House Bill 1110) on the House floor.

Jan. 29, 2020

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, discusses House Republican efforts to implement $30 car tabs and uphold the will of the voters, and the uncertainty of what will happen in the House Finance...

Jan. 24, 2020