— News By Subject —
Legislature


As day 47 of the 105-day legislative session ends, it has been a busy week in the Legislature. Monday was fiscal committee cutoff, meaning bills needed to pass out of the...

Feb. 26, 2021

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, discusses week six of the 2021 legislative session, including policy committee cutoff and the work of fiscal committees. | Feb. 15, 2021 Learn more about Rep. Ed...

Feb. 16, 2021

Week five of the remote, 105-day (15 week) legislative session is coming to close. A lot has happened in the last two weeks and I outline some of the top issues...

Feb. 12, 2021

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

As week three of the legislative session ends, I wanted to provide you an update on some big issues being considered and remind you of how you can be involved in...

Jan. 29, 2021

20th Legislative District Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, discusses the remote 2021 legislative session and how the public can be involved in the legislative process. Learn more here: Accessing the Legislature Remotely

Jan. 19, 2021

Due to election-year restrictions, it has been a long time since I wrote to you last. Ethics laws and House rules limit my legislative communications from mid-May through the election and...

Jan. 13, 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