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Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, joins KONA Radio to discuss balancing the state's operating budget, supporting mental health resources during the pandemic, and protecting water right holders. Wash. House Republicans ·...

Feb. 16, 2021

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

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

2020 was an unprecedented and hard year for all of us. This week helps bring the last year into perspective as we hit the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic. 2021...

Jan. 27, 2021

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, encourages constituents to get involved with the expanded availability of remote testimony in 2021 legislative hearings, which was something he initially pushed for in a 2019...

Jan. 18, 2021

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, joins KONA to discuss budget negotiations and an unconstitutional capital gains income tax proposal by House Democrats. Rude also discusses a resolution that would allow remote...

April 22, 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