Rep. Bill Jenkin's News & Media


Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, joins Jason Rantz to discuss his recovery from a heart attack, legislation to raise the smoking age to 21, and a proposed ban on plastic bags.

Feb. 21, 2019

On the evening of Friday, January 25, 2019, Rep. Bill Jenkin suffered a heart attack. He underwent quadruple bypass surgery at Kadlec Medical Center in Richland. Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, provided the...

Jan. 30, 2019

Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, provides his top priorities, his new leadership roles, and a look into the busy schedule ahead for this 105-day session in this video update from Olympia.

Jan. 25, 2019

Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, was sworn in for his second term as a member of the Washington State House of Representatives on Monday.

Jan. 15, 2019

Read Sen. Walsh's, Rep. Nealey's, and my 16th District Report by clicking on the image below.

May 11, 2018

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