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I want to invite you to join me and my seatmate, Rep. Matt Shea, tomorrow night, March 27, for our 4th Legislative District telephone town hall meeting. This one-hour event begins...

March 26, 2019

Legislation has been introduced in Olympia to eliminate the death penalty in state law. What's even more disturbing, there is also a proposal to eliminate the next harshest sentence for violent...

Feb. 22, 2019

Finding affordable, quality child care has become increasingly difficult in Washington state, especially in the Spokane region, says 4th Legislative District state representative Bob McCaslin. “The child care industry in our...

Feb. 7, 2019

The 2019 legislative session has begun. It was at this time of year that my father would pull out his favorite quote and remind anyone within earshot: “No man's life, liberty...

Jan. 25, 2019

Rep. Bob McCaslin, R-Spokane Valley, joins Marty McClendon and Doug Basler of KLFE's “Eyes on Washington” program, discussing his work on the Early Learning & Human Services Committee and House Bill...

Feb. 26, 2018

Happy almost Thanksgiving! Whether you're most looking forward to the food, football or time with family, I hope you'll take a moment tomorrow to reflect on just how much there is...

Nov. 22, 2017

We are in the third week of the 2017 legislative session, which is scheduled to run 105 consecutive days before adjourning in late April. While there is a lot of work...

Jan. 25, 2017

We are now more than halfway through the 2016 legislative session. The House has been voting on bills for the past several days, and will continue to do so until house...

Feb. 17, 2016

The 2016 legislative session is underway! We have much to accomplish and just 60 days to do it, so things are moving very quickly. This is a supplemental budget year, which...

Jan. 29, 2016

There has been a lot of action on the House floor over the past couple of weeks, and we have now sent dozens of bills to the Senate for consideration. It...

Feb. 19, 2015