Rep. Jeremie Dufault's News & Media


The negotiated version of the next two-year state capital budget was approved by the Legislature today. Lawmakers representing the 15th Legislative District applauded the budget, which includes $19.4 million in critical...

April 24, 2021

Rep. Jeremie Dufault has prime sponsored a House Resolution honoring the life, legacy, and public service of Norman Childress of Yakima County. House Resolution 4625 was passed by the Washington State...

April 5, 2021

Lawmakers spent hours both Saturday and Sunday on the virtual House floor debating a bill that would make it nearly impossible for a rental property owner to stop renting property to...

March 8, 2021

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

This op-ed appeared in The Seattle Times on January 22, 2021: https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/end-the-eviction-moratorium-or-help-landlords-with-rent-vouchers/ Government shouldn't be able to give away something it doesn't own. But that's what happened when Gov. Jay Inslee stopped...

Jan. 29, 2021

April 29, 2020

Local legislators made a big impact on homelessness in Yakima County this session. Two projects sponsored by Rep. Jeremie Dufault were funded in the state's Supplemental Capital Budget. One was a...

March 25, 2020

Rep. Jeremie Dufault joined two other Republicans and a handful of Democrats last week in co-sponsoring Rep. Eileen Cody's (D-Seattle) bill that would allow the governor to spend up to $175...

March 12, 2020

The state's supplemental operating budget includes $2.4 million that would preserve hospital services in the Yakima Valley in the aftermath of the closure of Astria Medical Center in Yakima. Rep. Jeremie...

March 12, 2020

A $2 million dollar request for Rod's House, sponsored by Rep. Jeremie Dufault, was included in the state House of Representative's supplemental capital budget released this week. The money would be...

Feb. 26, 2020