Rep. Skyler Rude's Email Updates


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

The 2021 legislative session is well underway as we round the corner of week three. I know how frustrated many of you are that we're operating and meeting exclusively virtually this...

Jan. 29, 2021

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