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I'm fighting to prevent tax increases on working families and small businesses. The majority party in both the House and Senate have introduced several bills this session to increase taxes. They...

Feb. 16, 2021

Special to The Newport Miner (published 2/3/21) The majority party in the House released their transportation budget recently, including a gas tax increase and several other fees.  If approved, Washington state...

Feb. 3, 2021

Joining John Carlson on KVI, Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, questions the timing of an 18-cent gas tax and other Democrat-proposed measures that would raise gas prices. Maycumber also weighs in on...

Feb. 1, 2021

Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, sounds the alarm on tax proposals that would increase gas prices and car tab fees, and calls instead for funding transportation through vehicle sales and taxes paid...

Jan. 26, 2021

The 2021 legislative session is a remote one with committee testimony, floor debates and voting all being done remotely, for the most part. There are only a couple staffers and a...

Jan. 25, 2021

Reps. Jacquelin Maycumber and Joel Kretz, along with Sen. Shelly Short, give a 2020 legislative session review for their 7th Legislative District constituents.

May 6, 2020

As we have responded to the tragic situation brought on by the new coronavirus, our lives have changed to protect the most vulnerable because we value them and we care. Our...

May 5, 2020

Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, discusses comprehensive sex education and budget negotiations.

Feb. 28, 2020

Rep. Maycumber discusses the state's $2.4 billion surplus, the recently released House Democratic budget proposal, and the need for $30 car tabs and significant property tax relief.

Feb. 25, 2020

The state's quarterly economic revenue forecast was released this week and the news was staggering. Another $941 million in resources is expected to come into the state over the next four...

Feb. 20, 2020