Rep. Ed Orcutt's News & Media


Taxpayers are regularly asked to raise their own taxes by approving local levies. They are rarely given an opportunity to lower their tax burden. So here's a timely question: If you...

Oct. 11, 2021

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama and member of the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council, released the following statement on the state revenue forecast today:  “The recent good news in the revenue forecast shows that our tax...

Sept. 24, 2021

Residents of the 20th Legislative District are invited to a town hall meeting with their state legislators Monday evening, Sept. 20, and it'll be up to them to decide how they...

Sept. 14, 2021

There is no doubt the issue dominating the news and our email inboxes is the governor's recent vaccination mandate, issued on Aug. 9. We share the concern many constituents in the...

Aug. 12, 2021

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

Rep. Ed Orcutt, ranking member on the House Finance Committee, provides House floor remarks on final passage of Senate Bill 5096 (income tax on capital gains) on April 24, 2021. Learn...

April 24, 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

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, discusses state budgets and Senate Bill 5038 (open carry of weapons) | March 30, 2021 Learn more about Senate Bill 5038: https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5038&Year=2021&Initiative=false Learn more about Rep. Ed...

March 31, 2021

A bill that would prohibit the open carry of firearms and other weapons within 250 feet of permitted events, including the state Capitol campus, passed the House on Sunday evening with...

March 29, 2021