Rep. Peter Abbarno's News & Media


Residents of the 20th Legislative District are invited to a town hall meeting with their state legislators Monday evening, Sept. 20, and it'll be up to them to decide how they...

Sept. 14, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, has issued this statement following Gov. Jay Inslee's news conference Wednesday in which the governor announced a vaccine mandate for K-12 teachers and staff and a new...

Aug. 19, 2021

There is no doubt the issue dominating the news and our email inboxes is the governor's recent vaccination mandate, issued on Aug. 9.  We share the concern many constituents in the...

Aug. 12, 2021

The Washington Association of Agricultural Educators has named Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, “2021 Legislator of the Year” by local agricultural educators. Abbarno was presented the award Tuesday by Molly Majors, an...

Aug. 4, 2021

During a press conference Wednesday, Gov. Jay Inslee recommended fully-vaccinated people should consider wearing masks in public indoor spaces. He added masks will also be required for all K-12 students and...

July 28, 2021

A 12,000 square-foot building housing various trades training courses is now open for students at Centralia College. Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, joined his 20th District seatmates, Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, and...

July 14, 2021

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