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We are now more than half-way through the session that is scheduled to end April 28. Three major deadlines (cut-offs) have happened - February 22, last day for bills to be...

March 19, 2013

There have been 1,036 bills introduced in the House as of Feb. 22. This is an amazing, and many would say unnecessary, amount of new legislation considering the expense of each...

Feb. 28, 2013

To date 972 bills have been introduced in 36 days! The first deadline (or cut-off) is Feb. 22. Once that date has passed we will have a much clearer view of...

Feb. 19, 2013

We are now on day 29 of the 105-day regularly scheduled session. The pace is picking up and more than 800 bills have been introduced. My days are packed with committees...

Feb. 12, 2013

With more than 700 bills being introduced in just three weeks of session – keeping track of all the new potential laws is difficult, even for those of us who work...

Feb. 6, 2013

On January 14, the 2013 legislative session began. The opening week was a busy, eye-opening and exciting seven days. Today begins my second week, and it looks to be just as...

Jan. 22, 2013

Eleven "freshmen" joined the House Republicans for the 2013 session, adding to the caucus numbers by one at 43. Learn about our newest members here.

Jan. 14, 2013

State Rep. Brandon Vick, R-Felida, was sworn-in just 10 days ago and has already been assigned to committees, held several meetings around the 18th District, and been principal for a day....

Dec. 17, 2012

State Rep. Brandon Vick, R-Felida, took the oath of office today to serve his first term as a state representative for the 18th District. The district includes Battle Ground, Camas, and...

Dec. 7, 2012