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As millions of Washingtonians continue to abide by Governor Inslee's “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order, the question on everyone's mind is: When will our state reopen? Some are asking that question...

April 30, 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

The governor has appointed Rep. Brandon Vick to a special task force charged with leading the economic recovery effort from the coronavirus (COVID-19) fallout in Washington state. The Business Recovery Legislative...

April 17, 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

Rep. Brandon Vick's bill aimed at finding new channels of growth for manufacturing businesses in the state of Washington was handed over to the Senate, Wednesday, after being unanimously passed by...

Feb. 20, 2020

A bill that could help people convicted of a crime get back into the workforce after paying their debt to society unanimously passed the state House of Representatives today. Rep. Brandon...

Feb. 19, 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

Despite the fact voters continue rejecting initiatives to raise taxes, the majority party in Olympia is pushing hard again this session to increase the state's gas tax. That's not how they're...

Feb. 6, 2020

Rep. Brandon Vick celebrated a big win today in the Legislature, as five occupational licensing bills he's sponsoring, or cosponsoring, successfully passed through committee hearings. “Occupational licensing, and the obvious barriers...

Jan. 28, 2020

Rep. Brandon Vick is sponsoring, or co-sponsoring, several bills this session that could help increase job growth in Washington. The bills are aimed at making occupational licensing easier for individuals to...

Jan. 21, 2020