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Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, talks about House Bill 1131 that gives parody between private and public schools for waivers during times of emergency, House Bill 1145 which covers the Walla...

Feb. 12, 2021

A review of the 2020 legislative session including key legislation surrounding background checks in K-12 system, Death with Dignity Act, and supporting the mental health of Department of Corrections staff; supplemental...

May 7, 2020

My number one priority during these challenging times is to ensure you have the information and resources you need to stay healthy and safeguard against COVID-19 (coronavirus). Tonight, Gov. Jay Inslee...

March 23, 2020

A bill that would expand background check requirements for public schools was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday. House Bill 2259 was authored by Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla...

March 18, 2020

One of the best things about being your state representative is the time I get to spend learning. By listening and observing, I can more effectively advocate for you and your...

Feb. 27, 2020

In this video update, Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, talks about his three House bills that are still in play as we near the final weeks of the 2020 session. House...

Feb. 21, 2020

It's hard to believe we are already approaching the end of 2019. The Legislature will be entering the 2020 legislative session in just three months, on Jan. 13, 2020. Because it...

Oct. 18, 2019

Lawmakers are now more than halfway done with the 2019 legislative session. Since my last update, both the House and Senate reached a major deadline – house of origin cutoff. This...

March 16, 2019

The Washington State House of Representatives approved a bill Thursday sponsored by Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, to help reduce stigma associated with alternative learning experiences. Alternative learning experience programs allow...

March 8, 2019

I can hear the grumblings from students now. Why do students need to learn cursive writing when our world and job expectations are requiring less handwriting and more computing? Some have...

March 1, 2019