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It’s been a sprint here in Olympia the past week or so as we’ve reached what is known as House of Origin cutoff. Any policy bill that didn’t pass its respective...

Feb. 23, 2020

It’s policy and fiscal cutoff time – our first major deadlines of this 60-day session. What this means is any bill that hasn’t been approved by its respective committee is considered...

Feb. 10, 2020

Here’s what I’ve heard from you. You want more to be done to ensure your communities are safe. You want more to be done to ensure your way of life is...

Jan. 31, 2020

One of the most intense, and hardest fought, 105-day sessions concluded on April 28. As the minority party, we worked across the aisle with our Democrat colleagues on all issues by...

May 1, 2019

Rep. Morgan Irwin, a member on the House Capital Budget Committee, says the proposed funding will offer much needed capital improvements for many of his local communities.

March 26, 2019

Rep. Morgan Irwin, R-Enumclaw, joins Kirby Wilbur on KVI to discuss the upcoming revenue forecast, the expansion of the B&O tax, an increase in the real estate excise tax, the creation...

March 18, 2019

House Republicans advocate for solutions that will provide real relief from high car-tab fees as a result of Sound Transit 3.

Jan. 24, 2018

We have completed week two of the 2018 legislative session. After work remained unfinished last session on a comprehensive, long-term Hirst solution, and the 2017-19 capital budget, we can finally check...

Jan. 20, 2018

When I came to Olympia, I made this promise to you – I would never support a massive tax increase in our state’s spending plan that wasn’t brought forward to you,...

June 30, 2017

We have reached the end of our 105-day session. We await the final gavel indicating Sine Die. Sine Die is a Latin term meaning ‘without a day.’ This is the adjournment...

April 21, 2017