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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

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 state lawmaker from Lewis County plans to introduce legislation to bring attention to the hazards of cold-water shock following the drowning of a young man last spring near Chehalis. John...

Sept. 29, 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

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

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

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

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

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, 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