Rep. Bruce Chandler's Email Updates


I have heard from thousands of you over the last couple weeks regarding the governor's recent decisions to mandate vaccinations for most state employees, health and long-term care workers and more...

Sept. 3, 2021

The Washington State Legislature's first ever virtual legislative session adjourned April 25 after 105 days. I am serving my twelfth term, and this may have been the most difficult session I...

May 21, 2021

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

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

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak has interrupted our normal lives as we know it. It is impacting our communities, state and countries around the world. There are many questions and concerns circulating,...

March 27, 2020

Last week in the state House of Representatives it was budget week. House supplemental operating, transportation and capital budgets were unveiled and the operating and transportation budgets were passed. Those two budgets are now...

March 4, 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