Rep. Peter Abbarno's News & Media


Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, joins KELA Radio to take a few phone calls and discuss a wide range of topics as the 2021 legislative session draws to a close. Abbarno reviews...

April 21, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, says the capital gains income tax is unpopular, unnecessary and unconstitutional. He explains his concern about the tax, including a provision that prevents citizens from having a...

April 21, 2021

During House floor debate Tuesday night on amendments to Senate Bill 5096, the capital gains income tax, Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, asked why majority Democrats would prevent voters from seeking a...

April 21, 2021

“A lot of blue-collar trade workers don't want to hear that they're going to be transitioned from their livelihood. So how do we find that balance? As much as I want...

April 19, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, discusses the time of concurrence and dispute resolution, and his opposition to numerous new taxes. Wash. House Republicans · 04-16-21 – RADIO: Capitol Report with Rep. Abbarno:...

April 16, 2021

April 13, 2021 The legislative process can be confusing, especially these final weeks. I wanted to take a moment to help explain. Cutoffs Your elected state representatives and senators work on...

April 13, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, reviews a number of issues for constituents to keep their eyes on as the Legislature draws to a close later this month.

April 8, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, and Rep. Mark Klicker, R-Walla Walla, join TVW's Austin Jenkins on Inside Olympia, where the two freshmen Republican lawmakers discuss their thoughts on a virtual legislative session,...

April 8, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, recently was interviewed by KELA News Director Nic Scott. Scott asked the 20th District lawmaker about police reform bills moving through the Legislature. Here is that report:...

April 8, 2021

A proposed $58.2 billion operating budget proposal that passed the House today increases spending by nearly 13 percent over the current biennial budget, and relies on an income tax on capital...

April 3, 2021