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15th District lawmakers say House Democrats' budget does not adequately prioritize spending   Today the House of Representatives passed a supplemental operating budget. The proposal passed on a party-line vote. It...

March 1, 2012

  The Washington Food Industry Association held their Legislative Luncheon in Olympia Feb. 2 where they awarded legislators with outstanding records who support the independent grocery industry. Rep. Bruce Chandler was...

Feb. 9, 2012

  The House State Government and Tribal Affairs Committee heard and passed a measure aimed at food safety on Jan. 30. House Bill 2456, sponsored by Rep. Bruce Chandler, will provide...

Feb. 1, 2012

  A bill to expand an innovative new workplace safety program for employers is another step closer to becoming law. The House Labor and Workforce Development Committee unanimously passed the legislation...

Feb. 1, 2012

  Rep. Bruce Chandler was recently awarded the W. Fred Witham Memorial Award by the Yakima Association of Realtors, which is given to just one person each year. Although the 15th...

Jan. 31, 2012

  The House of Representatives today passed a bill that would help protect more property during forest fires. House Bill 2213, sponsored by Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, would update the definition...

Jan. 30, 2012

Voters to have say in school funding for Stevenson-Carson School District On Feb. 14, for the first time ever, the Stevenson-Carson School District will send voters a three-year maintenance and operations...

Jan. 19, 2012

Radio call-in show format allows constituents to ask questions, take part in poll questions Editor's Note: Members of the media are encouraged to call in as well. Reps. Bruce Chandler and...

Dec. 2, 2011

  Today the governor announced she will call for a 30-day special session of the Legislature beginning Nov. 28 to address the state's budget shortfall. Last week, the state's chief economist...

Sept. 22, 2011

  The Washington State Senate passed legislation unanimously on April 5 allowing for more efficient accounting for projects under the Columbia River Management Act. Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, said he sponsored...

April 6, 2011