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On Wednesday, Gov. Jay Inslee confirmed Washington's statewide eviction moratorium would be extended beyond June 30, when it was set to expire under Senate Bill 5160. Twentieth District Rep. Peter Abbarno,...

June 23, 2021

This week, first term legislator Peter Abbarno was appointed by the Speaker of the House, Laurie Jinkins, to a pair of legal committees – adding to his list of duties in...

June 23, 2021

Northwest Innovation Works has announced it is terminating its lease with the Port of Kalama and ending a seven-year effort to build a $2.3 billion methanol plant at the port. The...

June 11, 2021

Sen. John Braun, Rep. Ed Orcutt and Rep. Peter Abbarno are inviting 20th District citizens to join them Thursday, May 20 for a virtual town hall meeting in which they will...

May 11, 2021

With only one day remaining of the 2021 legislative session, lawmakers on Saturday unanimously approved a new two-year, $6.3 billion capital budget that includes $161.1 million for projects throughout the 20th...

April 24, 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

Republicans and Democrats joined together Friday afternoon to vote unanimously in favor of a bipartisan 2021-23 capital budget that will create jobs and build new infrastructure across Washington state. Rep. Peter...

April 2, 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

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