Rep. Bruce Chandler's Email Updates


The legislative session is in its third week. The start of the 2024 Legislature featured the governor’s State of the State address. That speech was followed by the Republican perspective, provided by my...

Jan. 24, 2024

I hope you have been able to spend some time with friends and family during the holiday season. With Christmas around the corner, the 2024 legislative session is also rapidly approaching....

Dec. 21, 2023

It is difficult to believe October is around the corner. Summer went by fast and the 2024 legislative session will be here before you know it. I wanted to provide you...

Sept. 29, 2023

The Legislature adjourned on April 23, but with unfinished business. It took a one-day special session to complete our work. While it was only one bill, it had critical ramifications for...

May 22, 2023

We are down to the final few weeks of the legislative session. With that a lot of the attention has turned to the three budgets – the  operating, transportation, and capital are the main...

April 5, 2023

On Monday, Jan. 9, the 2023 legislative session got underway. With the previous two legislative sessions being mostly virtual, it was great to see the public galleries full of friends and...

Feb. 13, 2023

With the 2022 legislative session behind us, you should have received an extensive legislative session review in your mailboxes from Sen Jim Honeyford, Rep. Jeremie Dufault and I. If you did...

May 12, 2022

The 2022 legislative session has gone by quickly, as we have just over two weeks left. This week proposals are being unveiled for our three supplemental budgets – operating, transportation and...

Feb. 23, 2022

We have just completed the third week of the short, 60-day 2022 legislative session. While the session is only two months long, we are working to address a number of important...

Jan. 31, 2022

Over the last few years, the majority party in Olympia has raised taxes by more than $11.5 billion including a new income tax on capital gains. Washingtonians now have the opportunity to...

Sept. 27, 2021