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Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, joined Lance Tormey and Dave Ettl on KIT Radio to discuss events at the Capitol, COVID relief bills, and his thoughts on impeachment. The 15th district lawmaker...

Jan. 26, 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

Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, joins KONA to discuss the budget in light of the positive spending forecast, a bill that would commission a study to look at universal healthcare in Washington,...

March 25, 2019

Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, and Rep. Jeremie Dufault, R-Selah, are inviting 15th District citizens to join them Tuesday, April 2, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. for a telephone town hall. “This is...

March 22, 2019

The Washington State House of Representatives today adopted a resolution to begin the process of allowing remote testimony for public hearings and committee meetings. The state Senate has used this process...

March 21, 2019

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

A few weeks ago, I sent a mailer throughout the district to highlight some of the key issues the Legislature will be working on this session, along with a mail-back section...

March 7, 2019

Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, joins KONA to discuss his bill that would implement systems to track how IT equipment is used in state government, a bill that he and Rep. Dent...

Feb. 4, 2019

'In the end, I think we'll have better IT products and services, and the state will make better use of hard-earned taxpayer dollars' says Chandler Under legislation proposed today by Rep....

Feb. 1, 2019