Virtual Conversation | Recapping the 2021 Session: Legislative Republicans, May 18, 2021 Register


Capital gains: Where one vote makes a difference

It’s a cliché to think that one’s vote doesn’t make much of a difference in our politics. In many instances, that is true. Whether you...Read More

Q&A: What Brianna Thomas wants to do as a Seattle City Councilmember  

Brianna Thomas, Chief of Staff to Council President and mayoral candidate Lorena González, is running to fill her boss’s citywide seat on the Seattle City Council....Read More

Republicans leaders ask Inslee to reopen all of Washington at 50% capacity

In a letter Monday afternoon to Gov. Inslee, Republican leaders Sen. John Braun and Rep. J.T. Wilcox expressed support for plans to reintroduce in- person...Read More

Wilcox: “The other side is running out of steam”

House Minority Leader J.T. Wilcox (R – Yelm) says his caucus has managed to rein in Democratic legislation this session, preventing the majority from passing...Read More

Former State Treasurer Duane Davidson announces candidacy for State Representative

Former Washington State Treasurer Duane Davidson announced Monday that he will run for the State House in District 8 (Benton County). Calling himself “Washington’s Fiscal...Read More

Braun on transportation proposals from King and Senate Freedom Caucus: “I appreciate the work they’re both doing.”

The Senate Freedom Caucus unveiled their transportation-funding proposal this week, a response to different proposals put forward by Democrats as well as the lead Republican...Read More

Op-ed: An Unexpected GOP Impeachment Hero

It’s said in the Armed Forces that soldiers who show conspicuous bravery in battle often aren’t the ones known as the toughest around the barracks....Read More

Washington State Republicans chart a path forward: The factions [Part 1]

Loren Culp’s loss in 2020 marked the tenth consecutive for Republican gubernatorial candidates in Washington State. At the national level, former President Donald Trump’s tempestuous...Read More

Durkan, Best and Juneau discuss the ups and downs of serving as women in public leadership

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, Former Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best, and Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Denise Juneau met Wednesday to discuss the ups and downs...Read More

Advocates say ranked choice voting will restore trust in democracy; Secretary of State’s Office opposes it

At a Wednesday House Appropriations Committee hearing, the Secretary of State’s Office testified in opposition to a bill that would permit the use of ranked...Read More