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  Junior Angelique Sohappy, a White Swan High School student, paged in the state House of Representatives Feb. 21-26. She was sponsored by her 15th District state representative Bruce Chandler. “What...

March 1, 2010

  State Reps. Bruce Chandler and David Taylor are inviting 15th District residents to participate in a telephone town meeting Thursday, Feb. 25. The community conversation will begin at 6:50 p.m....

Feb. 19, 2010

  Late into the night yesterday, the state House of Representatives voted to suspend voter-approved Initiative 960, also known as the Taxpayer Protection Act. Reps. Bruce Chandler and David Taylor fought...

Feb. 18, 2010

  Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, today expressed concern in the House of Representatives about House Bill 3026. The bill would require the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction to develop...

Feb. 14, 2010

'This bill forces people from WorkFirst to WorkLast,' says 15th District lawmaker   The House of Representatives, in a late night debate, approved a bill which would dramatically expand the state's...

Feb. 14, 2010

  The Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council issued a new economic outlook for the state today, showing signs of economic stabilization. Dr. Arun Raha, the state's chief economist, predicted...

Feb. 13, 2010

  The House of Representatives tonight passed a measure to improve communications during a wildfire, one of a series of bills aimed at addressing wildfire response. House Bill 2667, sponsored by...

Feb. 11, 2010

  One of Rep. Bruce Chandler's priorities for this year's session was making changes at the state level to provide a coordinated wildfire response for stranded land. Two bills sponsored by...

Feb. 2, 2010

  The House of Representatives tonight rejected a motion to vote on a bill to create more options in the state workers' compensation fund. Assistant Minority Floor Leader Charles Ross requested...

Jan. 29, 2010

15th District representative focused on creating stronger economy   The quarterly revenue forecast for Washington was released today, with state forecaster Dr. Arun Raha anticipating another decrease in expected revenue for...

Nov. 19, 2009