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Our work for another legislative session concluded on April 25. Let me tell you, it was one of the most intense, and hardest fought, sessions in recent history. I want to...

May 6, 2021

We have rounded the final corner of the 2021 legislative session, which means it is budget time. Over the weekend, we debated and voted on the three main state budgets –...

April 6, 2021

One year ago, the COVID-19 pandemic changed the world as we knew it. For the past year, we've managed “Stay Home Stay Safe” orders when our state was completely shut down....

March 4, 2021

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

Rep. Brad Klippert, R-Kennewick, joins KONA Radio's Rob Francis live in Olympia. Klippert examines the low carbon fuel standard (LCFS) and how it would affect the people in his district.

Jan. 30, 2020

The first vigorous debate of the 2020 session took place Wednesday on the House floor when majority Democrats brought Governor Jay Inslee's low carbon fuel standard bill for a vote. During...

Jan. 29, 2020

  Legislation that removes the state's prohibition on saddle-mounted towing combinations of more than 75 feet was signed Tuesday by Gov. Chris Gregoire. The bipartisan measure (House Bill 1358) was sponsored...

May 3, 2011

The state House of Representatives Monday passed legislation sponsored by 8th District lawmaker Brad Klippert that would remove the state's prohibition on saddle-mounted truck combinations of more than 75 feet. House...

Feb. 14, 2011

A bipartisan measure that would remove the state's prohibition on saddle-mounted truck combinations of more than 75 feet had a hearing Thursday in the House Transportation Committee. House Bill 1358 is...

Jan. 28, 2011