Rep. Skyler Rude's Email Updates


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I hope this email finds you well! One of the most intense 60-day sessions concluded on March 10. As the minority party, we did our best to work across the aisle...

May 13, 2022

I invite you to attend a live virtual town hall meeting with Sen. Perry Dozier, Rep. Mark Klicker and myself on Tuesday, March 22 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. You do need to...

March 21, 2022

I hope this email finds you well! We just completed week three, or one-third, of the 2022 legislative session. At this point, we spend most of our time learning about, debating,...

Jan. 28, 2022

On Monday, lawmakers returned to Olympia for the start of the 2022 legislative session. The Washington State Legislature is considered a part-time legislature. In even-numbered years we meet for 60 days,...

Jan. 14, 2022

One issue I consistently hear about from folks in the 16th District is how unaffordable living in Washington state has become, especially when it comes to the constant rise in taxes....

Sept. 21, 2021

There are many questions starting to surface about the new payroll tax that begins on January 1, 2022, in relation to the Long-Term Care Trust Act. I wanted to provide you...

Aug. 16, 2021

As a state lawmaker, I cannot predict the impacts of legislation we pass at the Legislature, but when I hear concerns from those impacted, I listen. Such is the case with...

July 29, 2021

It has been several weeks since the Legislature adjourned for the year. This was one of the most challenging sessions to date, especially when all of our work was conducted remotely....

May 19, 2021

Together with my seatmates, Sen. Perry Dozier and Rep. Mark Klicker, we will be hosting a live virtual town hall on Monday, May 3 from 6-7 p.m. The Legislature concluded the...

April 29, 2021

State lawmakers are now more than halfway done with the 2021 legislative session. Both the House and Senate have reached a major deadline – house of origin cutoff. This means bills...

March 17, 2021