Rep. Skyler Rude's News & Media


A review of the 2020 legislative session including key legislation surrounding background checks in K-12 system, Death with Dignity Act, and supporting the mental health of Department of Corrections staff; supplemental...

May 7, 2020

As published in the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin The last month and a half have been especially stressful and challenging for many of us due to COVID-19. The resulting government restrictions are...

May 5, 2020

Rep. Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, and Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, are inviting residents of the 16th District to join them Monday, April 20 for a telephone town hall meeting. The...

April 17, 2020

As the saying goes, the Legislature has adjourned, and not a moment too soon. When the final gavels came down to end our session March 12, it was a relief for...

March 23, 2020

A bill that would extend peer support services for staff working within the Department of Corrections was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday. House Bill 2762 was introduced...

March 18, 2020

A bill that would expand background check requirements for public schools was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday. House Bill 2259 was authored by Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla...

March 18, 2020

The state House of Representatives unanimously approved House Bill 2965 to appropriate $100 million in emergency funds to combat the COVID-19 (coronavirus). Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, offers the following statement...

March 3, 2020

As the assistant ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee, Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, joins KTEL's Dan Thesman to talk about the supplemental operating budget. The 16th District lawmaker also...

March 2, 2020

One of the best things about being your state representative is the time I get to spend learning. By listening and observing, I can more effectively advocate for you and your...

Feb. 27, 2020

In this video update, Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, talks about his three House bills that are still in play as we near the final weeks of the 2020 session. House...

Feb. 21, 2020