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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

It's official! Rep. Peter Abbarno is now the new state representative serving the 20th Legislative District. Due to COVID restrictions, Abbarno chose to take the oath of office early, being sworn-in...

Jan. 11, 2021