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It is budget time in “virtual” Olympia. We have less than a week left in the legislative session. Both the House and Senate have passed their versions of our three state...

April 19, 2021

I have good news to report in this email update. We have moved to Phase 3 since my last update, and last week the state revenue forecast was very positive. However,...

March 22, 2021

We are over one-third of the way through the legislative session. On Monday, we reached the first major policy cutoff date, the house of origin “policy cutoff.” That means policy bills...

Feb. 19, 2021

I have started my twelfth term in the Legislature. Each year is different from the last, with its own unique set of challenges. This session's challenges will be unlike any others...

Jan. 19, 2021

Washington State House Republicans have announced committee assignments for the upcoming 2021 legislative session. Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, will continue his work on critical agriculture and water issues by serving as the...

Dec. 28, 2020

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

April 28, 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

We have passed the halfway point of the legislative session. The short session is moving quickly. Things have changed very little since last session. We ended the 2019 legislative session with...

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