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House and Senate Republican leaders answered several questions today from the media about the need to reopen Washington and the state's public schools from pandemic restrictions. Rep. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, explained...

Feb. 25, 2021

Leaders from the Senate and House Republican caucuses joined media to discuss a proposed office of cybersecurity requested by Gov. Jay Inslee after the personal information of 1.4 million state residents...

Feb. 9, 2021

Rep. Matt Boehnke, a cybersecurity expert, joined today's media availability to discuss the recent security breach involving the Washington State Auditor's Office. Legislators also weighed in on the $2.2 billion COVID-19...

Feb. 2, 2021

Republican leaders from both the House and Senate held a media availability online Wednesday following Gov. Jay Inslee's inaugural address, in which they noted how he failed to mention his proposed...

Jan. 13, 2021

The first day of the 2021 legislative session in Olympia Monday began with a message of hope and recovery from the worst pandemic in 100 years. John Sattgast reports. Wash. House...

Jan. 11, 2021

As Washingtonians are forced to comply with the governor's restrictions, Republican legislative leaders say there's no accountability from agencies involved in the pandemic response.Tracy Ellis explains. Wash. House Republicans · 01-06-21...

Jan. 7, 2021

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox and Senate Republican Leader John Braun released the following statement in response to the governor's extension of COVID-19 restrictions. “Public health is our top concern, including the mental health of...

Dec. 8, 2020

House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses the state's response to coronavirus (COVID-19), including measures to protect public health and help the economy. He also emphasizes the importance of everyone working together...

March 19, 2020

The coronavirus issue dominated the end of the 2020 legislative session and has escalated since lawmakers left Olympia on March 12th. Leaders from both parties are working together on plans to...

March 18, 2020

The 66th Washington Legislature adjourned the 2020 session Thursday night after passing supplemental operating, transportation and capital budgets. But the final moments were partially subdued, as legislative employees and the public...

March 12, 2020