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In my last update, I discussed the House Democrat plan to raise the gas tax and other transportation fees. In this update, I'm pleased to announce that the House Transportation Committee...

Feb. 24, 2021

Legislation to prioritize the preservation and maintenance of state roads and highways passed the House Transportation Committee today. Rep. Bob McCaslin, R-Spokane and prime sponsor of House Bill 1137 called it...

Feb. 22, 2021

Despite the newness and novelty of this remote session, the majority party is up to its old tricks when it comes to legislation infringing upon the Second Amendment. Constituents often ask...

Feb. 11, 2021

Rep. Bob McCaslin gives a 2020 legislative session update to his 4th Legislative District constituents.

May 6, 2020

With only a few weeks left in the 60-day session, I wanted to give you an update on some of the proposals that have died and some that are still moving...

Feb. 21, 2020

As published in The Spokesman-Review Washingtonians sent a strong message last November when they approved $30 car tabs through the initiative process. Despite nearly 53% of the vote statewide, a coalition...

Jan. 28, 2020

The 60-day legislative session is in full swing. These short sessions (as compared to the 105-day budget writing sessions in odd-numbered years) have a breakneck speed. Everyone is trying to get...

Jan. 22, 2020

Legislation introduced this week in Olympia would officially prioritize road preservation and maintenance in state transportation planning. Rep. Bob McCaslin, R-Spokane Valley and prime sponsor of House Bill 2285, said with...

Jan. 16, 2020

Barkis: “We have put solutions on the table that would respect the will of the voters and meet future transportation needs.” Washington House Republicans have unveiled a plan that would implement...

Jan. 15, 2020

The 2020 legislation session is just around the corner. Being your representative – your VOICE – in the state Legislature continues to be one of the highest honors of my life....

Nov. 21, 2019