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State Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, toured school district buildings and programs in Kalama and La Center on Thursday, Dec. 8, where he met with education administrators, as well as building maintenance...

Dec. 12, 2022

State Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, this week pre-filed four bills for the upcoming 2023 legislative session aimed at making Washington a safer and more prosperous place to live.    “Affordability and...

Dec. 8, 2022

EDITOR NOTE: This release was originally distributed to the news media on Nov. 17, 2022. However, due to election-year restrictions, it was not published online until Dec. 8, 2022 Meeting in...

Dec. 8, 2022

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