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Sen. John Braun, Rep. Ed Orcutt and Rep. Peter Abbarno are inviting 20th District citizens to join them Thursday, May 20 for a virtual town hall meeting in which they will...

May 11, 2021

State lawmakers wrapped up the 2021 legislative session Sunday evening after conducting their business remotely behind computer screens due to the COVID pandemic. John Sattgast reports. Wash. House Republicans · 04-25-21...

April 26, 2021

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

Rep. Ed Orcutt, ranking Republican on the House Finance Committee and member of the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council, discusses the recent state revenue forecast, operating budget and income tax on...

March 19, 2021

The Economic and Revenue Forecast Council released and adopted its latest state revenue forecast this morning. As compared to the November 2020 forecast, Near General Fund-Outlook revenue increased by $1.34 billion...

March 17, 2021

Rep. Ed Orcutt, ranking Republican on the House Finance Committee and member of the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council, discusses the income tax on capital gains legislation (Senate Bill 5096) at...

March 16, 2021

We have now officially passed the midway point of the 105-day legislative session. Tuesday was house of origin cutoff, meaning bills had to pass their respective chambers or they are considered...

March 12, 2021

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, discusses recently House floor action and the low-carbon fuel standard mandate (House Bill 1091). | March 2, 2021 Learn more about House Bill 1091: https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1091&Year=2021&Initiative=false Learn more...

March 3, 2021

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