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All five Republicans who serve on the House Environment and Energy Committee spoke out today against a bill that would kill jobs in Washington and could wipe out an entire industry....

Feb. 9, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, is inviting citizens from the 20th District to join him Thursday, Feb. 11, at 5:30 p.m. for a one-hour Virtual Town Hall Meeting to discuss issues related...

Feb. 8, 2021

The House Community and Economic Development Committee approved a bill Friday sponsored by Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, that would invest in infrastructure projects in rural and distressed communities. House Bill 1263 would...

Feb. 6, 2021

A bill that would extend the reporting requirements on timber purchases from July 1, 2021 to Sept. 30, 2025 received unanimous support today by lawmakers in the state House of Representatives....

Feb. 5, 2021

Lawmakers in the state House of Representatives voted Monday on a bill that would spend $2.2 billion of federal money on COVID relief. Rep. Peter Abbarno was among 36 Republicans who...

Feb. 2, 2021

Gov. Jay Inslee announced several changes Thursday to his “Roadmap to Recovery” phased reopening plan, including moving the Puget Sound region (King, Snohomish and Pierce counties) and the West Region (Grays...

Jan. 28, 2021

A bill creating a new low-carbon fuel standard could significantly boost the price of gasoline and diesel in Washington state, warned Rep. Peter Abbarno, a member of the House Environment and...

Jan. 28, 2021

A measure that would create the Rural Infrastructure Assistance Account to provide grants to local governments in rural counties is scheduled for a public hearing Jan. 27 in the House Community...

Jan. 21, 2021

The House Rural Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a bill co-authored by 20th District Rep. Peter Abbarno that would extend reporting requirements on timber purchases...

Jan. 19, 2021

Newly-sworn Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, was the first lawmaker to make a recorded vote on the first bill of the 2021 legislative session as it got underway Monday in Olympia. House...

Jan. 12, 2021