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The 20th Legislative District will see more than $133 million for local projects under the compromise 2023-25 capital budget passed Friday by the state House. The state capital budget, also known as the...

April 21, 2023

The Washington State House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 5765 on Tuesday, which would open the door for tolling on the Interstate 5 bridge replacement project between Vancouver and Portland. The...

April 18, 2023

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, delivers floor speeches in opposition to Senate Bill 5765 — including remarks on amendments and final passage. The legislation would authorize tolls on the I-5 Bridge Replacement...

April 18, 2023

The Washington State House of Representatives debated Senate Bill 5082 on the night of April 7, 2023. The legislation would abolish advisory votes on Washington state ballots. Advisory votes, which were...

April 7, 2023

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, shares his thoughts on the House Democrats’ 2023-25 operating budget proposal (House Bill 1140). Learn more about the operating budget here.

March 28, 2023

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama and ranking member of the House Finance Committee, discusses the Washington State Supreme Court’s controversial 7-2 ruling on the Democrats’ capital gains tax. Learn more about Senate...

March 28, 2023

Statement from Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, and ranking member of the House Finance Committee: “I am concerned about the court’s ruling on this tax as it contradicts the precedent and interpretation...

March 24, 2023

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, answers a question from the media at the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council’s meeting on March 20, 2023. The question from Jerry Cornfield of the Everett Herald...

March 20, 2023

Sen. John Braun, Rep. Ed Orcutt and Rep. Peter Abbarno are inviting residents of the 20th Legislative District to a virtual town-hall meeting the evening of Monday, March 20. The meeting...

March 14, 2023

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, provides an update on property tax legislation (House Bills 1483, 1670 and 1022) in the House. A House Republican legislative priority is reducing the cost of living...

March 14, 2023