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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

A comprehensive package of legislation was introduced Monday by House Republicans to address repercussions and concerns of a Washington Supreme Court ruling (State v. Blake) on Feb. 25 that deemed the...

March 23, 2021

For two weeks, lawmakers in the House and Senate have been working long days, evenings and even weekends on the virtual floors of both chambers debating, amending and passing bills to...

March 9, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno wants to know what you think. The 20th District lawmaker has created an online survey asking people to choose and rank their top seven legislative issues. Citizens can...

March 5, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, is trying to provide alternative options so homeless people living in tents, vehicles and RVs have facilities in emergency encampments and prevent wastewater discharges into storm drains...

March 4, 2021

Many people unable to find permanent housing are forced to live in vehicles in a park or government rights-of-way. As a result, waste is being directly discharged in bodies of water...

Feb. 16, 2021

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