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The Washington State House of Representatives passed a supplemental budget today that increases state spending by $1.2 billion in the 2017-19 budget cycle and another $600 million in 2019-21. House Republican...

March 8, 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

Washington's coastline, lakes, rivers, streams and estuaries are part of what make our state so beautiful and enjoyable for outdoor and boating recreation. They are also why we had better take...

March 9, 2017

Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, joins Lance Torney and Dave Ettl on KIT to review what progress has been made toward funding K-12 education and the deadlines for reaching a solution. Chandler...

Feb. 28, 2017

There is another recent state Supreme Court ruling that has not garnered as much attention nor as many headlines as the education funding McCleary decision. Yet this other court action could...

Feb. 16, 2017

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission unanimously adopted an emergency rule to allow property owners to kill a wolf who is in the act of attacking a domestic animal. Reps. Bruce...

April 26, 2013

  The House of Representatives today passed a bill that would help protect more property during forest fires. House Bill 2213, sponsored by Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, would update the definition...

Jan. 30, 2012

The House of Representatives today passed legislation that would provide legislative review before certain state agencies make agreements regarding habitat conservation plans with the federal government. It was approved 91-6. Rep....

March 4, 2011

The House of Representatives today unanimously passed a measure sponsored by Rep. Bruce Chandler to address fire protection of land outside local fire districts. House Bill 1506 would give property owners...

Feb. 28, 2011