— News By Type —
News Releases


Thank you for visiting my website!

Due to election-year restrictions, content on my website cannot be changed until the Secretary of State certifies the November election results. You are still welcome to contact me directly.

Rep. Peter Abbarno said today he plans to introduce a bill for the 2022 legislative session that would repeal the Democrats’ new long-term care insurance program and payroll tax. In drafting...

Nov. 1, 2021

Today, Oct. 18, is the deadline Gov. Jay Inslee set when he announced in August vaccination requirements for most state employees, private health care workers, long-term care workers, employees working in K-12,...

Oct. 18, 2021

Zachary Lee Rager had jumped several times from the train trestle on the Willapa Hills Trail into the Chehalis River during the summer months. When he did it again on March...

Sept. 29, 2021

Residents of the 20th Legislative District are invited to a town hall meeting with their state legislators Monday evening, Sept. 20, and it’ll be up to them to decide how they...

Sept. 14, 2021

Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, has issued this statement following Gov. Jay Inslee’s news conference Wednesday in which the governor announced a vaccine mandate for K-12 teachers and staff and a new...

Aug. 19, 2021

The Washington Association of Agricultural Educators has named Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, “2021 Legislator of the Year” by local agricultural educators. Abbarno was presented the award Tuesday by Molly Majors, an...

Aug. 4, 2021

During a press conference Wednesday, Gov. Jay Inslee recommended fully-vaccinated people should consider wearing masks in public indoor spaces. He added masks will also be required for all K-12 students and...

July 28, 2021

A 12,000 square-foot building housing various trades training courses is now open for students at Centralia College. Rep. Peter Abbarno, R-Centralia, joined his 20th District seatmates, Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, and...

July 14, 2021

On Wednesday, Gov. Jay Inslee confirmed Washington’s statewide eviction moratorium would be extended beyond June 30, when it was set to expire under Senate Bill 5160. Twentieth District Rep. Peter Abbarno,...

June 23, 2021

This week, first term legislator Peter Abbarno was appointed by the Speaker of the House, Laurie Jinkins, to a pair of legal committees – adding to his list of duties in...

June 23, 2021