Rep. Skyler Rude's News & Media


Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, discusses the concerning increase in spending with the operating budget and how we should utilize the projected $15 billion dollar budget surplus for tax relief. Wash....

Feb. 25, 2022

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, discusses legislation which died after the house of origin cutoff, including House Bill 1904 which extends the notice for rent increases and House Bill 1692 which...

Feb. 18, 2022

Last week, majority party transportation leaders rolled out their vision for the future of Washington state's transportation system through the Move Ahead Washington proposal. There are some good goals and projects...

Feb. 16, 2022

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, discusses his death with dignity (House Bill 1141) and school board meeting transparency legislation (House Bill 1973) passing the House. Wash. House Republicans · 02-11-22 –...

Feb. 11, 2022

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, discusses his legislation to require school boards to audio record their meetings (HB 1973), emergency powers, and police reform. Wash. House Republicans · 02-04-22 – RADIO:...

Feb. 4, 2022

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, discusses his legislation on school board meetings (House Bill 1973), hospital visitation rights (House Bill 1983), and funding for charter schools (House Bill 1591). Wash. House...

Jan. 29, 2022

In even-numbered years, the Legislature convenes for 60-days. Because the session is so short, the process will move rapidly. We just completed week two and already had a debate surrounding one...

Jan. 27, 2022

Our 2022 legislative session opened on January 10 in Olympia, and clearly, urgent issues require our attention during our short 60 days together. Your voice will be important this session, as...

Jan. 19, 2022

On Monday, Oct. 18, nearly 2,000 Washington state employees and unknown numbers of private health care workers, long-term care workers, employees working in early learning, K-12, and higher education institutions lost...

Oct. 25, 2021

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