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It's been roughly a month since the Legislature ended the 2019 legislative session. If you're still trying to unpack everything that happened over the course of the 105-day session, read this...

June 3, 2019

The 2019 legislative session adjourned at midnight on Sunday, April 28. I've provided some highlights of the session below but before that, I want to thank everyone who took time out...

May 3, 2019

On Sunday, the Washington State Legislature approved the 2019-21 capital budget. The $4.9 billion budget funds public works projects statewide, as well as other long-term investments. Washington's 25th Legislative District will...

May 3, 2019

We're nearing the end of the 2019 legislative session. With only a few days left, there's still a lot left to tackle, including: 2019-21 operating budget, which as the name implies,...

April 16, 2019

In this legislative update, Rep. Chris Gildon, R-Puyallup, discusses what's still left on the table as lawmakers work to wrap up the 2019 legislative session on time by April 28, and...

April 1, 2019

The 2019 legislative session is winding down, with less than 30 days left. While the number of days are dwindling, we have a lot of critical issues to get through these...

March 30, 2019

Rep. Chris Gildon, R-Puyallup, discusses the House Democrats' operating budget and tax proposal, and why there's no need to raise taxes to fund our shared priorities.

March 28, 2019

Rep. Chris Gildon, R-Puyallup, co-sponsored three bills during the 2019 legislative session related to Sound Transit and the $54 billion ST3 package. House Bill 1868 (prime-sponsored by Rep. Jesse Young): would...

March 13, 2019

Hello! On Jan. 14, I began my first term serving as your state representative in the 25th Legislative District. I am honored and humbled to serve our communities in this new...

Jan. 31, 2019