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Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, explains concerns with the state's new long-term care insurance program (WA Cares Fund) and payroll tax that take effect Jan. 1, 2022. Abbarno has introduced legislation, House...

Dec. 8, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno today called for House and Senate Democrats to join him and other Republicans in a bipartisan effort to repeal the state's new long-term care insurance program and payroll...

Dec. 3, 2021

I want to first start by wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and happy holidays! One of the great foundations of our community is your generosity and volunteer spirit. Many times in...

Nov. 29, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, discusses the flaws of the state's new long-term care program and payroll tax with KVI's Ari Hoffman. Abbarno is proposing to repeal the tax, which takes effect...

Nov. 10, 2021

Continuing his tour of schools in the 20th Legislative District, Rep. Peter Abbarno visited the Tenino and Rochester school districts on Monday, Nov. 1, where he met with education administrators and...

Nov. 3, 2021

Long-term care insurance can be an important safety net for individuals and families. Maybe it's a good idea for you. Maybe not. Like other financial decisions, it should be your choice. ...

Nov. 1, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno said today he plans to introduce a bill for the 2022 legislative session that would repeal the Democrats' new long-term care insurance program and payroll tax. In drafting...

Nov. 1, 2021

House Republicans in Olympia are calling for a repeal of the Democrats' new long-term care insurance program and payroll tax. John Sattgast reports from the state Capitol. Wash. House Republicans ·...

Nov. 1, 2021

A Washington State Department of Commerce Child Care Collaborative Task Force report confirmed that more than 550,000 children lack access to licensed child care services. While 61% of young children live...

Oct. 27, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, visited the Morton and White Pass School Districts on Thursday, Oct. 22, touring school buildings and talking with educators and school administrators. During a group tour, Abbarno...

Oct. 26, 2021