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Currently, motorcycle operators across the state are not required to be insured under a motor vehicle liability policy. A bill sponsored by Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, would change this requirement. Gov....

April 23, 2019

Greetings from Olympia! The cherry blossoms are in full bloom, which means we are nearing the finish line of this 105-day regular session. With just a couple weeks remaining, several important...

April 16, 2019

A bill sponsored by Rep. Bill Jenkin modifying current provisions relating to how drivers approach emergency and work zone vehicles was unanimously approved by the state Senate this week. Per the...

April 12, 2019

Rep. Bill Jenkin, R-Prosser, joins KONA's Ed Dawson and Rob Francis to give an update on budget negotiations between the House and Senate. Jenkin explains how a special session may happen...

April 8, 2019

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

I'm hosting a trio of town hall events with my seatmate, Rep. Skyler Rude, around the 16th District. This Saturday, March 23, is your opportunity to discuss with us your opinions,...

March 22, 2019

Greetings from Olympia! We are more than halfway through the 2019 legislative session. We just finished a nine day stretch of long hours and late nights voting on bills on the...

March 18, 2019