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Radio report - Spokane Valley Rep. Bob McCaslin says a statewide growth management law is standing in the way of smaller class sizes in Washington’s public schools. He’s introduced a bill...

Jan. 13, 2017

Rep. Bob McCaslin appeared before the House Environment Committee Thursday morning to testify on his bill to exempt school construction from certain Growth Management Act (GMA) restrictions.

Jan. 12, 2017

I was hoping I could offer you an end-of-session recap in this update, but our work is not yet finished. While the regular session adjourned March 10, the governor has called...

March 15, 2016

Tuesday, the House approved Rep. Bob McCaslin's bill to allow cities to recover costs incurred while removing a nuisance that threatens public health or safety.

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

After 176 days and three special sessions, the 2015 legislative session finally came to a close on July 10. I really enjoyed my first session as a state representative, and although...

July 23, 2015

The 2015 legislative session is underway, and I couldn’t be more excited to be here in Olympia. Thank you once again for giving me the honor of representing you in the...

Jan. 22, 2015