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Eleven "freshmen" joined the House Republicans for the 2013 session, adding to the caucus numbers by one at 43. Learn about our newest members here.

Jan. 14, 2013

OLYMPIA – Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama,, has been chosen by his peers to serve as the ranking Republican on the House Transportation Committee for the next two years.

Dec. 17, 2012

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, and chair of the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council, expressed his frustration today at a King County Superior Court judge's ruling on the voter-approved Initiative...

May 30, 2012

The Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council issued the latest revenue forecast for the 2011-13 biennium and the first forecast for the 2013-15 biennium.  The General Fund-State net change is...

Feb. 16, 2012

Events will be in Woodland, Battle Ground and Camas   Reps. Ed Orcutt and Ann Rivers and Sen. Joe Zarelli will be holding three town hall meetings Saturday, Feb. 18. They...

Feb. 13, 2012

'I've been very happy with Dr. Raha's work and we will miss his insight tremendously,' says council chair Rep. Ed Orcutt Dr. Arun Raha, the Chief Economist and Executive Director of...

Jan. 11, 2012

Reps. Ed Orcutt and Ann Rivers are inviting their 18th District constituents to participate in a telephone town hall meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 7. The event, with a format similar to...

Dec. 2, 2011

'Let's get to work now so that our citizens can find work as soon as possible,' says Orcutt The Economic and Revenue Forecast Council today released the latest revenue forecast for...

Nov. 17, 2011

Governor Christine Gregoire announced this week a one-year extension on a state agency rule-making moratorium that was set to expire at the end of the year.  The original executive order was...

Oct. 14, 2011

'Until we deal with the underlying issue of getting Washington working again, budget issues will continue to plague our state,' Orcutt says   The Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council...

Sept. 15, 2011