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On Sunday evening, the Pierce County Sheriff's Department lost one of their own. Deputy Daniel A. McCartney, 34, of Yelm, responded to a residential burglary call in the Frederickson area. As...

Jan. 8, 2018

Rep. Morgan Irwin, R-Enumclaw, who is a Seattle police officer, talks with KUOW's Bill Radke about officer safety and the safety of the public following the shooting by Seattle police officers...

June 21, 2017

In the early morning hours of March 16, there was a reported school fire in our neighboring district. The fire started in the HVAC system in the boiler room, near the...

March 16, 2017

A bill clarifying the authority of Gambling Commission officers and what enforcement they can provide received unanimous approval by the state House Monday. House Bill 1475, introduced by 31st District Rep. Morgan Irwin, at...

March 7, 2017

We have reached the halfway mark of the 2017 legislative session. We've spent this week voting on bills on the House floor. Here are some of the bills I supported during...

March 3, 2017

It has been a big week around the Capitol campus. Two major focuses were education and public safety. Education We are hard at work finding the right solution to solve the...

Feb. 3, 2017

Rep. Morgan Irwin provides his first legislative report from Olympia. He discusses priorities of the Legislature, as well as his priorities and committee assignments for the 2017 session.

Jan. 20, 2017