Rep. Peter Abbarno's News & Media


On Wednesday, Gov. Jay Inslee confirmed Washington's statewide eviction moratorium would be extended beyond June 30, when it was set to expire under Senate Bill 5160. Twentieth District Rep. Peter Abbarno,...

June 23, 2021

This week, first term legislator Peter Abbarno was appointed by the Speaker of the House, Laurie Jinkins, to a pair of legal committees – adding to his list of duties in...

June 23, 2021

Northwest Innovation Works has announced it is terminating its lease with the Port of Kalama and ending a seven-year effort to build a $2.3 billion methanol plant at the port. The...

June 11, 2021

I am pleased to provide my 2021 session review, “The Abbarno Report,” covering the major issues of the 2021 legislative session. I invite you to read it and contact my office...

June 1, 2021

Sen. John Braun, Rep. Ed Orcutt and Rep. Peter Abbarno are inviting 20th District citizens to join them Thursday, May 20 for a virtual town hall meeting in which they will...

May 11, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, joins Phil Vandervort on Seattle's KVI Radio to discuss the 2021 remote legislative session, which adjourned Sunday, April 25. Abbarno discusses taxes passed by majority Democrats, including...

April 26, 2021

House Republicans, including Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, believe the Democrats' cap-and-tax scheme is regressive, unfair and unnecessary, and will hurt working families across Washington state. Learn more about Senate Bill 5126....

April 25, 2021

With only one day remaining of the 2021 legislative session, lawmakers on Saturday unanimously approved a new two-year, $6.3 billion capital budget that includes $161.1 million for projects throughout the 20th...

April 24, 2021

House Republicans, including Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, believe an income tax on capital gains is unnecessary, unpopular, unstable, unconstitutional, and a major step toward a new state income tax. Learn more...

April 23, 2021

After two days of debate, Democrats in the state House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a seven percent tax on capital gains income exceeding 250-thousand dollars from the sale of long-term...

April 21, 2021