Rep. Skyler Rude's News & Media


The governor's increased use of executive power since the pandemic began is troubling for many of us. Each additional mandate grows more intrusive than the last and is met with no...

Sept. 13, 2021

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee announced on Monday that most state workers in Washington, as well as private health care and long-term care employees, will be required to show proof of a COVID-19...

Aug. 12, 2021

On Thursday, Gov. Jay Inslee announced a new incentive program to encourage more Washingtonians to get vaccinated against COVID-19. According to the Washington State Department of Health (DOH), approximately 63% of...

June 3, 2021

The final gavel has dropped, and it's been a long and often difficult process because of such an unusual year created by COVID 19. We have enjoyed representing and serving the...

May 3, 2021

Sen. Perry Dozier, R-Waitsburg and Reps. Skyler Rude and Mark Klicker, both R-Walla Walla, are inviting 16th Legislative District community members to their virtual town hall to hear a 2021 legislative...

April 29, 2021

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, released the following statement on the first-ever income tax on capital gains passing the Washington State Legislature. “In a historic vote, the Legislature has passed its...

April 21, 2021

Both the House and Senate have approved their versions of the state's two-year capital, transportation, and operating budgets. Now, budget writers will go line-by-line to make any final adjustments to these...

April 21, 2021

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, discusses his bill that supports local manufacturers, his opposition to bad police reform bills, and how to stay in touch after session. Wash. House Republicans ·...

April 16, 2021

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

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, released the following statement on the maneuver to transfer funds from the budget stabilization account through the approval of the House Democrats' 2021-23 operating budget proposal....

April 3, 2021