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We have faced much adversity so far this year, but none of us could have imagined we would be in the situation we are in now. It has turned our lives...

May 8, 2020

Rep. Chris Gildon joins with other 25th District lawmakers to recap some of the big news from the 2020 legislative session, including important budget information and helpful coronavirus (VOVID-19) resources.

April 28, 2020

Just like that, 60 days have come and gone, and the 2020 legislative session officially adjourned on Thursday, March 12. It was a whirlwind two months. During this session we saw...

March 17, 2020

Believe it or not, this short 60-day session is scheduled to adjourn a week from tomorrow. We’ve now passed some additional policy cutoff deadlines, hundreds of bills have passed back and...

March 4, 2020

The House and Senate introduced their 2020 supplemental budgets this week and laid out how they plan to use the state’s projected $2.4 billion revenue surplus. Rep. Chris Gildon, R-Puyallup, highlights...

Feb. 27, 2020

With last week’s state revenue forecast revealing a $2.4 billion budget surplus, House Republican budget lead, Rep. Drew Stokesbary, introduced a bill that would provide $1 billion in tax relief for Washington’s...

Feb. 24, 2020

Can you believe the 2020 session is already more than halfway finished? We only have three weeks left to get bills through both chambers and to the governor’s desk. Wednesday is...

Feb. 18, 2020

Senate Bill 6492 passed the Senate and the House last week and will now be signed into law. Numerous republicans introduced amendments to the bill during floor debate, including Rep. Chris...

Feb. 10, 2020

We’re now four weeks into the 2020 legislative session. Friday will be policy cut-off, which means lawmakers have been busy introducing, hearing, and passing legislation. To date, we’ve seen nearly 1,400...

Feb. 6, 2020

The 2020 legislative session is barely two weeks old, and Olympia is already in full swing with over 1,000 new bills being introduced. I’ve personally filed a number of bills that...

Jan. 24, 2020