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State Representative Peter Abbarno congratulated the Pacific Northwest Early Learning Center in Centralia for being awarded $900,000 from the Early Learning Facilities (ELF) Capital Facilities Competitive Grant Program.  The Washington State...

April 15, 2022

A $1.5 billion bipartisan supplemental capital budget approved Tuesday in the state House of Representatives includes more than $9.3 million for projects throughout the 20th Legislative District, Rep. Peter Abbarno announced...

March 9, 2022

A bipartisan bill co-sponsored by Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, and Rep. Monica Stonier, D-Vancouver, that recognizes the Dolly Parton's Imagination Library as a statewide Washington program is on its way to the governor after...

March 7, 2022

Democrats in the state House of Representatives passed their partisan 16-year, $16.8 billion “Move Ahead Washington” transportation funding package late Tuesday night on a near party-line vote, with Republicans arguing against...

March 2, 2022

The Washington State House of Representatives voted Saturday evening to approve the largest supplemental operating budget in the history of the state — a $6.2 billion increase over current 2021-23 spending....

Feb. 28, 2022

A bipartisan 2021-21 supplemental capital budget released Monday in the state House of Representatives will spend more than $1.5 billion to pay for new infrastructure across Washington state, including more than...

Feb. 21, 2022

Rep. Jim Walsh, ranking member on the House Civil Rights and Judiciary Committee, and committee member Rep. Peter Abbarno, issued the following statements on today's committee approval of Senate Bill 5078,...

Feb. 18, 2022

A bill introduced by Rep. Peter Abbarno that would have required the new 988 suicide prevention hotline number be posted at new public works projects, such as buildings, bridges, ferries or...

Feb. 16, 2022

A bipartisan bill co-sponsored by Rep. Peter Abbarno that recognizes the Dolly Parton's Imagination Library as a statewide Washington program passed the state House of Representatives Tuesday, 89-7. The program, named...

Feb. 15, 2022

During an 18-hour session that begin Saturday morning at 8:30 a.m. and ended early Sunday morning at 2:30 a.m., House Republicans were able to pass legislation to make some positive fixes...

Feb. 14, 2022