Rep. Bruce Chandler's News & Media


Fear of long-term local ramifications lead to legislative meeting   Legislators from the 13th, 14th and 15th Districts met yesterday with realtors and home builders who contacted them with concerns about...

July 28, 2009

  Over strong objections from Republicans who warned that the proposal was neither responsible nor sustainable, majority Democrats pushed their operating budget through the state House of Representatives Friday night. Reps....

April 25, 2009

15th District lawmakers pleased at 'common sense' decision   In a surprising development, the House of Representatives on Friday adopted an amendment to Senate Bill 5840 to include hydroelectric power as...

April 20, 2009

  The House of Representatives early Wednesday passed Senate Bill 5735, a controversial climate change measure that opponents say would lead to a future cap-and-trade system to ration carbon emissions in...

April 15, 2009

  The legislation that would allow some small school districts to waive the requirement for a 180-day school calendar passed the Senate today 34-13. Rep. Bruce Chandler, who sponsored the bill...

April 8, 2009

  The House General Government Appropriations Committee voted Friday to move a bill that would fund apple maggot monitoring systems. Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, co-sponsored the companion measure in the House....

April 6, 2009

Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released this statement today about the House Democrats' operating budget proposal: “A fact easily overlooked is this budget spends...

April 1, 2009

A measure to allow school districts to establish time spent in classroom based on hours rather than days was heard Wednesday in the Senate Committee on Early Learning and K-12 Education....

March 20, 2009

Measure would benefit Skamania and Klickitat counties   The House of Representatives yesterday passed a bill sponsored by Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, that would help counties harvest more timber on county-owned...

March 5, 2009

Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, said flexibility and local control were at the heart of House Bill 1292, which passed the House of Representatives 87-10. The bill would create a pilot program...

March 5, 2009