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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

'It is urgent we act now to ensure a stable, qualified, legal work force,' he says   Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, expressed disappointment today that his package of bills to improve...

Feb. 23, 2009

'We can and must do something, not nothing, now,' Chandler says   House Democrats have sponsored a “title-only” bill which takes concepts from Rep. Bruce Chandler's bill to provide employers with...

Feb. 18, 2009

  Today the governor announced Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Sunnyside, would become the new director for the Washington State Department of Agriculture. Rep. Bruce Chandler, his seatmate in the 15th District, had...

Feb. 13, 2009

Editor's Note: A link to the committee hearing is included at the bottom.   Several small businesses from around the state testified on House Bill 1896, which would create an essential...

Feb. 12, 2009

OP-ED By Reps. Dan Newhouse and Bruce Chandler For the Yakima Herald-Republic   If there is one thing we know, it's this: one size doesn't fit all when it comes to...

Feb. 9, 2009

OP-ED By Reps. Bruce Chandler and Judy Warnick For the Capital Press Newspaper   Last week in the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, we held public hearings on several important...

Feb. 6, 2009