Rep. Skyler Rude's Email Updates


My seatmate, Rep. Bill Jenkin, and I will be hosting a live telephone town hall on Monday, April 20 from 4-5 p.m to discuss the state's response to COVID-19. We will...

April 19, 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

We are facing uncertain times. Many feel unsettled to what the future holds under the shadow of COVID-19 (coronavirus). It continues to threaten our health, lives, and economy. The 2020 session...

March 18, 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

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

It's been roughly a week since the Legislature adjourned for the year. While there were some good things that came out of this legislative session, there was also plenty of bad....

May 8, 2019

First, I want to thank everyone who was able to join Rep. Bill Jenkin and I on Saturday, March 23, for our three town hall meetings in Prosser, Walla Walla, and...

April 2, 2019

I wanted to send a quick reminder that Rep. Bill Jenkin and I are hosting three town halls throughout the 16th Legislative District on Saturday, March 23. Here are the details:...

March 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

The 2019 legislative session began Jan. 14, and it's been a whirlwind so far. Aside from committee meeting cancellations toward the beginning of the month due to the snowstorm, things have...

Feb. 22, 2019