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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

It was a long night on the House floor Wednesday, as legislators gathered to consider Senate Bill 5395, the controversial comprehensive sex education bill that would require all public schools in...

March 6, 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

Last year, the majority party in all three branches of our government passed a package of last-minute bills that created $2.1 billion dollars more in taxes. One of those bills was...

Feb. 13, 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

Rep. Chris Gildon, R-Puyallup, 25th District, talks about his bipartisan work to make daycare more affordable, by reducing the regulations childcare providers must pass in order to operate.

Jan. 30, 2020

As the leaves fall and winter approaches, it’s time to look ahead to the 2020 legislative session. My fellow state lawmakers and I will be discussing several key issues that are...

Nov. 21, 2019

A press conference was held Monday at Columbia Junior High School in Fife to highlight the implementation of certain school safety provisions in House Bill 1216. The bill, which received overwhelming...

Sept. 24, 2019

Two Puyallup Republicans have taken the oath of office to serve as state representatives for the 25th Legislative District. Rep. Chris Gildon, a 23-year veteran Army officer, will serve as the...

Jan. 15, 2019