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A bill that would prevent cities from charging a property owner or tenant for utility services provided to a former resident unanimously passed the Housing, Human Services and Veterans Committee today. Rep....

Feb. 11, 2021

Rep. Jeremie Dufault, R-Selah, joins KONA Radio to talk about the remote legislative session, reopening the state and Capitol Building, and the governor's emergency powers on KONA. He also discusses budget...

Feb. 9, 2021

Our state has been reeling from the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic for almost a year now. And Gov. Jay Inslee has managed that response with little or no input from...

Jan. 20, 2021

The 2021 legislative session began yesterday. During opening ceremonies, only legislators and a handful of staff were allowed in the chambers because of COVID-19. It was hard not seeing families in...

Jan. 12, 2021

April 29, 2020

It was an honor to represent you in Olympia earlier this year. I've been working hard during the off-season and am ready to roll up my sleeves and continue fighting for...

Nov. 26, 2019

This year's legislative session is over. During the three months I spent in Olympia, I worked on dozens of bills and voted on hundreds of others. My votes on each bill...

May 21, 2019

The Washington State Legislature passed the state's capital budget today (Sunday), just hours before adjourning the 2019 session. It includes several important projects for the Yakima Valley that were requested by...

April 28, 2019

It's a busy time at the state Capitol as we work to make sure we finish the people's business and adjourn this year's session on time. Tomorrow night, Rep. Bruce Chandler...

April 2, 2019

Rep. Bruce Chandler, R-Granger, and Rep. Jeremie Dufault, R-Selah, are inviting 15th District citizens to join them Tuesday, April 2, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. for a telephone town hall....

March 22, 2019