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Rep. Chris Gildon will begin his first term in the state Senate as the Deputy Floor Leader for the Republican caucus, as his peers in the Senate unanimously elected him to...

Dec. 11, 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

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

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

The 2020 legislative session is underway and there’s a lot to talk about. Rep. Chris Gildon, R-Puyallup, discusses the new Speaker of the House, his higher education bills, $30 car-tabs, title-only...

Jan. 17, 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

Summer is winding down, which means we’re getting closer to the Legislature reconvening for the 2020 legislative session in January. Though still a few months away, lawmakers are already beginning to...

Sept. 16, 2019