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This legislative session is entering its final weeks. Barring a special session, we have just over a month to go before we are scheduled to adjourn for another year. We have...

March 19, 2021

In a 2019 op-ed published in this newspaper, we wrote: “We need more lawmakers committed to being fiscally responsible, prioritizing the dollars you've provided, and keeping an eye on the future....

March 1, 2021

The 2021 session is here, and the first two weeks have already come and gone. I'm excited to be working on the many issues we're facing in Washington right now, even...

Jan. 22, 2021

Washington State House Republicans recently announced ranking member and House committee assignments for the 2021-22 biennium. Eighteenth District Reps. Larry Hoff and Brandon Vick will both serve in leadership roles. Hoff,...

Dec. 29, 2020

As we continue moving forward in this crisis, we want you to know that our thoughts and well wishes are constantly with you. As your state representatives, we continue to do...

May 8, 2020

Rep. Brandon Vick joins with fellow 18th District lawmakers, Sen. Ann Rivers and Rep. Larry Hoff, to provide critical coronavirus (COVID-19) resources, important operating budget information, and economic recovery ideas in...

April 28, 2020

We've reached the end of the 2020 legislative session. However, a lot happened in a short amount of time. In this update, I want to recap some of the major things...

March 17, 2020

We've hit the home stretch of the 2020 legislative session. There are only two weeks left before this short 60-day session is over. Of course, as always, there's a lot to...

Feb. 26, 2020

With last week's state revenue forecast revealing a $2.4 billion budget surplus, House Republican budget lead, Rep. Drew Stokesbary, introduced a bill that would provide $1 billion in tax relief for Washington's...

Feb. 25, 2020

We have officially passed the policy cut-off deadline and reached the halfway point of this short 60-day session, which means we now have a good idea of what legislation has a...

Feb. 14, 2020