Rep. Bruce Chandler's News & Media


"This budget positions us well into the future while taking into account the fragile economic recovery being experienced by some – but not all – Washingtonians," says Chandler

June 30, 2015

With only a day remaining before a new fiscal cycle for state government takes effect, lawmakers in Olympia approved a 38 billion-dollar state operating budget Monday evening, and sent it to...

June 30, 2015

The following is a joint statement from Rep. Ross Hunter, chair of the House Appropriations Committee, and Rep. Bruce Chandler, House Appropriations Committee ranking Republican member.

June 3, 2015

As the 2015 regular legislative session comes to an end today, Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, expressed his frustration over the need for another special session to complete the work legislators are elected...

April 25, 2015

“The taxes relied upon in this budget are volatile, unproven and risky.  This budget won't survive the ultimate legislators: the people,” says Chandler The Washington State House of Representatives passed a...

April 3, 2015

Rep. Bruce Chandler expresses disappointment that the House Democrat operating budget proposal relies on volatile and risky tax increases to fund an unsustainable operating budget.

April 3, 2015

Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, talks with KIT Radio's Lance Tormey about competing budget proposals from House Democrats and Senate Republicans, tax increase proposals, and how the Legislature is trying to meet...

March 31, 2015

House Democrats unveiled the Legislature's first 2015-17 operating budget proposal today.  The plan raises spending from $33.8 billion in the 2013-15 biennium to $38.9 billion for 2015-17 and includes nearly $1.5 billion...

March 27, 2015

The Washington State House of Representatives passed legislation today that will help ensure agriculture workers have the necessary skills to keep the state's agriculture industry thriving in the years to come.

March 6, 2015

Paityn Solem, a student from Tenino High School, traveled to Olympia Jan. 19-23 and served as a page in the state House of Representatives. She was sponsored by her 15th district...

Feb. 5, 2015