Rep. Bruce Chandler's News & Media


'At a time of record revenue collections…this budget relies on tax increases and borrowing from the future,' says Chandler House Republican budget leader, Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, released the following statement...

Feb. 26, 2018

'We need to be just as concerned about state household income growth as we are about state revenue growth,' says Chandler 'It seems the only choice we're being given is to...

Feb. 20, 2018

Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, says he doubts the governor's proposed carbon tax has enough votes to pass both chambers this year, but thinks the state's voters may determine whether it eventually...

Jan. 30, 2018

Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, chats with Glenn Vaagen of the Washington Ag Network about the legislature's compromise bill on well water rights, which addressed restrictions imposed by the Hirst Supreme Court...

Jan. 24, 2018

Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, joins KIT to provide a preview of the upcoming 2018 legislative session and explore the wins and losses of last year's solution to education funding. The veteran...

Jan. 4, 2018

The ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee, Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, talks with KXL's Lars Larson about the newly-adopted 2017-19 state operating budget.

July 13, 2017

It was a full day Friday as lawmakers worked to beat the midnight clock and passed a $43.7 billion dollar budget to keep state government operating for the next two years....

July 1, 2017

'This budget is far from perfect, but it is a solid step forward to more opportunity and prosperity for our communities back home,' says Chandler   The Washington State Legislature passed today...

June 30, 2017

Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, is on KIT with Lance Tormey and Dave Ettl, explaining why legislators have been reluctant to begin budget negotiations and what is stalling the negotiation process from...

April 12, 2017

The budget battle in the state Legislature has kicked into high gear as we now have official budget proposals from House Democrats and the Senate Majority Coalition Caucus. Funding for basic...

April 7, 2017