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Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, called out House Democrats today for failing to support numerous proposals late Friday night that would have protected drinking water, reduced homelessness, addressed the lack of housing,...

March 4, 2023

With policy committee cutoff approaching on Feb. 17, Rep. Peter Abbarno is urging the chair of the House State Government and Tribal Affairs Committee to hold a public hearing on emergency...

Feb. 3, 2023

The House Finance Committee has scheduled a public hearing on a bill to create work opportunities for military members, veterans and their families for Thursday, Feb. 2 at 1:30 p.m. House...

Jan. 27, 2023

Rep. Chris Corry has launched a fresh effort to rein in the governor’s emergency powers. House Bill 1535 is co-sponsored by Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia and is identical to House Bill 1772,...

Jan. 24, 2023

The House Transportation Committee has scheduled a public hearing on House Bill 1004, also known as “Zack’s Law,” for Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 4:00 p.m.   Zack’s Law would require state...

Jan. 19, 2023

On Thursday, State Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, is scheduled to testify in support of his bill that would provide new funding for rural fire departments.   House Bill 1014 would establish...

Jan. 16, 2023

Washington House Republicans today announced their ranking member and House committee assignments for the upcoming 2023 legislative session. State Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, who was recently elected assistant floor leader, will...

Dec. 16, 2022

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