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I hope you are safe and healthy during this difficult and unusual time. I wanted to give you a brief update on the COVID-19 coronavirus situation in Washington state, while reminding...

May 7, 2020

A measure that would give pear farmers the ability to get full value for their crops was signed into law by the governor on Friday, March 27. Rep. Bruce Chandler says...

April 2, 2020

A measure that would give pear farmers the ability to get full value for their crops unanimously passed the state House of Representatives today. House Bill 2524, sponsored by Rep. Bruce...

Feb. 19, 2020

The 2020 legislative session is underway. While there are many issues before us in the short, 60-day session, I want to share some of the priorities of the House Republican Caucus....

Feb. 5, 2020

Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, speaks with Glenn Vaagen of the Washington Ag Network about upcoming issues in agriculture. Topics included pear processing, the Farming Internship Program, and water rights.

Jan. 22, 2020

Ranking minority member of the Rural Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee Rep. Bruce Chandler, R- Granger, explains his bill addressing the decline of pear processors in Washington State. He also...

Jan. 21, 2020

Rep. Bruce Chandler, R- Granger, talks with KIT Radio's Lance Tormey about current events at the Washington State Legislature including the new Speaker of the House, and legislation regarding trust water...

Jan. 21, 2020

The Washington State House of Representatives today passed legislation to eliminate the state Department of Agriculture's (WSDA) livestock branding and inspection program. The legislation, House Bill 2075, was sponsored by Rep....

March 13, 2019

Rep. Bruce Chandler discusses his legislative district, one of his legislative heroes – Barb Lisk – and key legislative issues.

March 12, 2019

Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, joins Washington Ag Network to discuss fiscal cutoff week, the Walla Walla Watershed, drought preparedness, and other agricultural issues.

Feb. 27, 2019