Rep. Bruce Chandler's Email Updates


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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

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