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Just a month remains in the legislative session. Today was policy committee cutoff – opposite house. This means all bills from the opposite chamber needed to pass out of their respective...

March 26, 2021

The Legislature finished its work minutes before midnight on April 28, narrowly averting a special session. That's the good news. The bad news: There were several policies passed this year that...

May 13, 2019

We just passed the midway point of the 105-day legislative session. With policy and fiscal committee cutoff deadlines behind us, the House and Senate spent most of this week voting bills...

March 8, 2019

The House reached its first legislative deadline today: policy committee cutoff. This means that all policy-only bills needed to pass out of their respective House policy committees or they are no...

Feb. 22, 2019

Rep. Ed Orcutt discusses legislation he is sponsoring, including bills that would provide more scheduling flexibility for school districts and tax fairness in the private sales of vehicles.

Feb. 14, 2019

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, discusses new legislation he is sponsoring, including bills that would help bring broadband to under-served, rural communities and provide rental assistance to mobile home park tenants.

Jan. 31, 2019

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, discusses the state supplemental budget, hits and misses of the 2018 legislative session, and how his work as a state lawmaker continues this interim.

March 14, 2018

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, discusses 20th District transportation priorities, sharing updates on the Chamber Way overpass and North Lewis County Industrial Access projects. KELA host Peter Abbarno asks Orcutt about how...

Feb. 7, 2018

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, discusses the end of the 2017 legislative session.

April 26, 2017

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, discusses the many education proposals being discussed in Olympia and his priorities for funding education.

March 3, 2017