Rep. Skyler Rude's News & Media


2020 was an unprecedented and hard year for all of us. This week helps bring the last year into perspective as we hit the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic. 2021...

Jan. 27, 2021

OLYMPIA — State Rep. Skyler Rude (R-Walla Walla) has sponsored request legislation from Secretary of State Kim Wyman to allow for greater voter participation in presidential primaries. Introduced in the state...

Jan. 21, 2021

In this video update, Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, gives a brief overview of his priorities and some key bills he will be working on during the 2021 legislative session. He...

Jan. 20, 2021

This week a new delegation of legislators from the 16th District began the 2021 session. The 16th District stretches from Prosser to Dayton, the Tri-Cities to Walla Walla, and covers diverse...

Jan. 19, 2021

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, gave the following speech on House Resolution 4601 in recognition and observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. “Although this day bears the name of Dr....

Jan. 18, 2021

Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, encourages constituents to get involved with the expanded availability of remote testimony in 2021 legislative hearings, which was something he initially pushed for in a 2019...

Jan. 18, 2021

We continue to maneuver through uncertain times, economic hardships, and devastation to our livelihoods as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread throughout Washington state, the nation and world. At the start...

Dec. 28, 2020

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