Rep. Bill Jenkin's News & Media


For years, Washington state lawmakers have been working hard to create a state-funded tourism department, as Washington state is one of the few states that doesn't have one. Rep. Bill Jenkin,...

May 11, 2018

Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, was recently selected to serve on the Hyogo Friendship Association. An official invitation from the Speaker of the House of Representatives confirmed his appointment. “It's important to...

May 11, 2018

Now that the 60-day legislative session in Olympia has concluded, Rep. Bill Jenkin has re-opened his district office in Pasco. “It's great to be home and back in our beautiful district,”...

April 10, 2018

One thing we can always count on, in good times and bad, is there will always be pressure on the state Legislature to raise taxes, and to spend every last penny...

March 14, 2018

Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, laments the spending and new taxes proposed in the supplemental operating budget, shares his concerns with the state's management of legalized marijuana, explains his support for SB...

Feb. 26, 2018

One issue the Legislature continues to try and tackle is how to bridge the gap in our state's rural-urban divide. Tourism is an area that lacks much-needed attention and is an...

Feb. 16, 2018

Sen. Maureen Walsh, R-Walla Walla, Rep. Terry Nealey, R-Dayton, and Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, are inviting 16th District citizens to join them Tuesday, Feb. 6, for a telephone town hall meeting....

Jan. 30, 2018

It is an honor to represent you and the citizens of the 16th District here in Olympia. One of my main priorities is fiscal responsibility. In the latest revenue forecast, projected...

Jan. 26, 2018

Recently, the state House of Representatives adopted Rep. Bill Jenkin's House Resolution 4656 recognizing Dr. Ray Tolcacher of the Prosser School District. “Alongside my seatmate, Rep. Terry Nealey of Dayton, and...

Jan. 24, 2018

In this video update from Olympia, Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, discusses his priorities for the 2018 legislative session, including legislation that will help rural Washington.

Jan. 23, 2018