Rep. Peter Abbarno's News & Media


Rep. Peter Abbarno, assistant ranking Republican on the House Capital Budget Committee, says the $6.3 billion capital budget will provide for important projects such as schools, parks, water infrastructure, habitat, and...

April 2, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, says it's budget time at the state Capitol, as lawmakers consider the operating, capital and transportation budget proposals. The 20th District legislator also discusses his concerns about...

March 29, 2021

After lengthy debate Sunday afternoon on the virtual House floor, a bill that would prohibit the open carry of firearms and other weapons within 250 feet of permitted demonstrations, rallies and...

March 28, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, discusses local project funding, co-sponsoring bills to give local governments the ability to combat illicit drugs, and remembering fallen WSP Trooper Justin Schaffer.

March 25, 2021

Nearly $138 million for local projects in the 20th Legislative District have been included in the proposed $5.68 billion House capital budget, says Rep. Peter Abbarno, who serves as assistant ranking...

March 24, 2021

The state House of Representatives unanimously approved a resolution Monday honoring the service and sacrifice of a Washington State Patrol (WSP) trooper from Chehalis, who died in the line of duty...

March 24, 2021

A comprehensive package of legislation was introduced Monday by House Republicans to address repercussions and concerns of a Washington Supreme Court ruling (State v. Blake) on Feb. 25 that deemed the...

March 23, 2021

During a vote in the House Civil Rights and Judiciary Committee on Friday (March 19), Rep. Peter Abbarno spoke in opposition Senate Bill 5038. The measure would prohibit the open carry...

March 19, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, joins Mike Wallin on KEDO to discuss the Democrats' proposed state income tax on capital gains, which Abbarno says is more about control than it is about...

March 18, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, discusses state revenue, his opposition to new taxes, and concerns over a proposed income tax.

March 18, 2021