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We're rounding the final corner of week two here in Olympia. We continue our committee work and receiving public testimony on the bills brought before us. Already, over 1,000 bills have...

Jan. 24, 2020

Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, provides his first video update from Olympia. He discusses top legislative priorities for the 2020 session: affordable housing, education, and NO new taxes. Learn more by watching...

Jan. 24, 2020

We're off and running! The 2020 legislative session officially started on Monday. The next 60-days will be fast and furious as we debate and vote on policy. Our primary task in...

Jan. 17, 2020

It's hard to believe we are quickly approaching the end of 2019. Where has the time gone? The Legislature will be entering the 2020 legislative session in just two months, on...

Nov. 29, 2019

Can you believe it's already fall? Time sure does fly. Since the final gavel closed the 2019 session, I've been home, hard at work for you. I've spent the summer traveling...

Oct. 3, 2019

The power of constituency is a key component in the legislative process in Olympia. Sixteenth District Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, saw how beneficial his constituents' voices are through a trio of...

May 14, 2019

Now that the 105-day legislative session in Olympia has concluded, I've re-opened my district office in Pasco. It's great to be home and back in our beautiful district. Being accessible to...

May 14, 2019

Now that the 105-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....

May 14, 2019

As featured in the Dayton Chronicle and Prosser Record-Bulletin One thing we can always count on, in good times and bad: there will always be pressure on the state Legislature to...

May 8, 2019

OLYMPIA – A $1.75 million appropriation for the Blue Mountain Action Council was among projects approved for the 16th Legislative District in the capital budget passed by Washington lawmakers Sunday. Other...

April 30, 2019