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Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, reviews the thinking behind some police reform bills and explains how this legislation could actually make Washingtonians less safe.

April 9, 2021

Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, talks about his new bill to raise sentencing requirements for child predators, and a bill to assist wheat farmers in making new products.  Wash. House Republicans ·...

Feb. 2, 2021

A bill that would extend peer support services for staff working within the Department of Corrections was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday. House Bill 2762 was introduced...

March 18, 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

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 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

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla-Walla, talks with KONA Radio's Ed Dawson and Robb Francis about the importance of upholding the constitutional right of Washingtonians to bear arms. Rude also discusses the supplemental...

Feb. 4, 2020

In this legislative video update, Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, discusses bills before the Legislature that would restrict access to firearms, his efforts to expand remote testimony opportunities in the Washington...

Feb. 26, 2019

Article 1, Section 24 of the Washington State Constitution states: “The right of the individual citizen to bear arms in defense of himself, or the state, shall not be impaired…” Despite...

Feb. 9, 2019