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Reps. Joel Kretz and Jacquelin Maycumber, along with Sen. Shelly Short, give an update on the 2020 legislative session.

May 6, 2020

Democrats in the state House passed legislation this week that will increase the price of gas by at least 57 cents per gallon and diesel by 63 cents. Their low-carbon fuel...

Jan. 31, 2020

For many Washington families, living in their homes has become unsafe and unaffordable, with an increasingly unaccountable state government that seems indifferent to their day-to-day struggle. Homelessness and social services are...

Nov. 21, 2019

Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, joins Glenn Vaagen on Washington Ag. Network to discuss his wolf bill that is currently in the Senate. Kretz also gives updates on the livestock ID program...

April 3, 2019

Deputy House Republican Leader Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, answers questions about Gov. Jay Inslee's agenda and assesses the chances of Inslee's carbon tax and other Democratic legislation passing with Democrats holding slim...

Jan. 30, 2018

After over a year of hard-fought negotiations, the state Legislature passed a bipartisan fix to the so-called Hirst decision. The late-night vote on Senate Bill 6091 brings clarity, certainty and most...

Jan. 18, 2018

Amendment to Senate measure affirms 'green credentials' of Washington's top power source In an unexpected turn of events Friday, Senate Bill 5840 was amended to include hydropower as part of Washington's...

April 18, 2009

Residents encouraged to speak up on expensive, liberty-killing bill     Citing the complex maze of new tax policies and schemes, driving restrictions and land use provisions that could be created...

Feb. 16, 2009

Here we go again. Last year, Seattle-centric legislators decided it would be a good idea to tax families on the engine size of their cars. The measure, Senate Bill 6900, would...

Feb. 9, 2009