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Rep. Ed Orcutt, Rep. Peter Abbarno and Sen. John Braun provide constituents of the 20th District with a 2022 Legislative Review in this May 2022 newsletter.

May 4, 2022

Heavy rains have swollen China Creek, and the Chehalis, Skookumchuck and Newaukum rivers, causing extensive flooding in some portions of Lewis County and forcing the closure of U.S. Highway 6 from...

Jan. 7, 2022

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

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

“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

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, Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, and Sen. John Braun, R-Centralia, sent a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday, Feb. 22, asking for a full accounting of...

Feb. 22, 2021

On Jan. 25, during National School Choice Week, I had the opportunity to meet with Madalynn Stark from Centralia, a Washington Virtual Academy junior who is also enrolled in Running Start....

Feb. 12, 2021