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As printed in the Dayton Chronicle and Prosser Record-Bulletin The final weeks of the 2019 session are upon us. By now, you have probably heard the latest revenue forecast news projecting...

April 7, 2019

It's hard to believe there's just a few weeks left in the 2019 regular session. Even though time is winding down, there is still a lot of work left to do,...

April 7, 2019

During the House floor debate on the 2019-21 operating budget, Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, speaks as to why it's so important to save for a rainy day.

March 31, 2019

In this video update, Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, sits down and talks about the recent revenue forecast that was released by the state's Economic and Revenue Forecast Council. It's also budget...

March 22, 2019

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

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

One of our longest, most important legislative debates has concluded. We reached a bipartisan solution on the water-rights issue known as Hirst. With this solution on the table, the 2017-19 capital...

Jan. 26, 2018

Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, discusses the first week of the 2018 legislative session and his plans to protect Eastern Washington.

Jan. 12, 2018

16th District lawmakers offer a preview of the 2018 legislative session.

Jan. 12, 2018