Rep. Ed Orcutt's News & Media


Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, highlights what to expect in the homestretch of the 2024 legislative session, including the six initiatives and the state supplemental operating, capital and transportation budgets.

Feb. 28, 2024

The first of three citizens’ initiatives received a public hearing Tuesday in Olympia. Supporters say Initiative 2111 is needed to prevent a personal income tax in Washington. Opponents called the measure...

Feb. 27, 2024

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, delivers a floor speech in support of Amendment 1107 to Senate Bill 5950 (supplemental operating budget). The policy in the amendment would send $150 checks to registered...

Feb. 24, 2024

Maia Taylor paged in the Washington State House of Representatives February 12-16. She was sponsored by 20th District Rep. Ed Orcutt. The Woodland student paged during the sixth week of the...

Feb. 19, 2024

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, speaks in favor of House Bill 1862 in a floor speech. The measure would provide a B&O tax exemption for amounts received from sales on a military...

Feb. 15, 2024

Rep. Ed Orcutt, K-Kalama, delivers a floor speech in opposition to House Bill 2012 emphasizing the point: Government is the problem. It is not the solution. The measure would expand the...

Feb. 12, 2024

In a floor speech on House Bill 2348, a measure relating to county hospital funding, Rep. Ed Orcutt says we should not bypass a critical property tax protection when people are...

Feb. 9, 2024

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, delivers a floor speech in opposition to House Bill 1932. The measure would allow cities, counties, and special purpose districts to switch to even-year elections to align...

Feb. 8, 2024

Earlier today, House Republican ranking members and assistant ranking members sent letters to House committee chairs and vice chairs requesting public hearings on the six certified initiatives now before the Legislature....

Feb. 6, 2024

Rep. Ed Orcutt, ranking Republican on the House Finance Committee, discusses his support for Initiative 2111 and Initiative 2109. Both measures were certified by the Secretary of State and referred to...

Jan. 30, 2024