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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

A bill that would create a study through the University of Washington to understand the barriers related to patients accessing the state's Death with Dignity Act was approved by the House...

Feb. 14, 2020

A bill that would extend peer support services for staff working within the Department of Corrections was unanimously approved by the state House of Representatives on Thursday. House Bill 2762 was...

Feb. 13, 2020

In this technology-driven age, the Legislature needs to ensure accessibility and transparency in the legislative process. Access needs to be user friendly and available to everyone. Although a 130-year-old institution, the...

Feb. 10, 2020

Lawmakers returned to Olympia for the 60-day legislative session on Jan. 13. In even-numbered years such, our primary tasks are to approve the supplemental operating, transportation and capital budgets. However, in...

Jan. 28, 2020

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, has introduced legislation to create a study through the University of Washington to understand the barriers related to patients accessing the state's Death with Dignity Act....

Jan. 28, 2020

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, provides his first video update of the 2020 legislative session from Olympia. He discusses his committee assignments, including his new role on the House Civil Rights...

Jan. 28, 2020

16th District Rep. Skyler Rude and 8th District Rep. Brad Klippert urge their constituents to stand up and fight for their constitutional rights this session.

Jan. 19, 2020

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, has been selected to serve on the House Civil Rights and Judiciary Committee in the Washington State House of Representatives. “I'm excited for this new opportunity to...

Jan. 16, 2020