Rep. Ed Orcutt's Email Updates


As the ranking Minority member on the House Finance Committee, I have been appointed as a member of the Washington State Tax Structure Work Group. This group is examining our state's...

Oct. 15, 2021

I will be hosting a unique town hall meeting on Monday, September 20, with my seatmates – Sen. John Braun and Rep. Peter Abbarno. The event will take place outdoors, from...

Sept. 16, 2021

I hope this email finds you well. The last time I sent an email update, it was to invite you to my Zoom town hall meeting in May. I would like...

Aug. 10, 2021

I would like to invite you to a Zoom town hall meeting I am hosting with Sen. John Braun and Rep. Peter Abbarno on Thursday, May 20. The virtual event will...

May 17, 2021

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

The Washington State House of Representatives has spent the last five days voting primarily on Senate bills. State representatives will be back on the House floor this weekend as we work...

April 9, 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

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

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

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