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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

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

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

A measure sponsored by Rep. Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, to allow for straw pulp to be used as post-consumer recycled content for single use carry out bags has unanimously passed both...

April 3, 2021

The Walla Walla Watershed Management Partnership was first established into law 12-years ago and is set to end on June 30, 2021. The water banking program is one of the statutory...

Feb. 24, 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

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

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