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A review of the 2020 legislative session including success in updating the state's DUI laws, a supplemental operating budget update, the legislative scorecard on good and bad legislation of 2020, and...

May 7, 2020

Together with my seatmates, Sen. Sharon Brown and Rep. Matt Boehnke, we will be hosting a live telephone town hall on Thursday, April 23 from 4-5 p.m to discuss the state's...

April 22, 2020

The state House of Representatives took time from its busy schedule Wednesday to honor the men and women of the Washington National Guard. John Sattgast reports from Olympia. SATTGAST (:59) As...

March 28, 2019

For the first time, members of the Washington State House of Representatives have formed a Veterans and Military Families Caucus.

Feb. 20, 2019

It has been a successful few weeks in Olympia. We finally passed a capital budget and a solution to the water-rights issue, known as Hirst! Gov. Inslee put pen-to-paper last week...

Jan. 29, 2018

It has been a busy start to the 2017 legislative session here in Olympia. The pace for me has been extremely fast since day one. We had our first rounds of bills...

Feb. 8, 2017

Rep. Klippert, National Guard to honor Liberty Christian School volunteers for their work with emergency response teams Liberty Christian School staff and students participated with the United States Army Washington National Guard...

Sept. 17, 2013

Members of the Columbia River Young Marines were in Olympia Monday to present the colors as the state House of Representatives convened for the day's floor session. The contingent from the...

Feb. 1, 2010

'I will work hard to provide a strong voice on this committee for our veterans'   Rep. Brad Klippert has been appointed to serve on the Joint Committee on Veterans' and...

June 24, 2009

Kennewick lawmaker notes Guard sacrifices ensure America's freedom The House of Representatives today approved a resolution co-sponsored by Rep. Brad Klippert honoring the men and women of the Washington National Guard....

Jan. 26, 2009