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The remote, 2021 legislative session ended on Sunday evening after 105 days. The last week saw some major policies move forward and the passage of the three state budgets. Unless a...

April 29, 2021

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, discusses the last week of the 2021 legislative session, including the income tax on capital gains (Senate Bill 5096) and cap-and-tax (Senate Bill 5126) legislation. Learn more...

April 19, 2021

The first vigorous debate of the 2020 session took place Wednesday on the House floor when majority Democrats brought Governor Jay Inslee's low carbon fuel standard bill for a vote. During...

Jan. 29, 2020

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