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The 2021 session began with chain link fences and national guard troops around the state capital. It ended with little fanfare on Sunday as only a handful of us were in...

April 29, 2021

Earlier this year, the Washington state Supreme Court struck down the state's felony drug possession law. Known as the Blake decision, this now means that individuals across the state (including children)...

April 1, 2021

Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, discusses the recent ruling that legalized possession of illicit drugs, and her concerns over what that means for local communities. Wash. House Republicans · 03-26-21 – RADIO:...

March 26, 2021

With COVID hospitalizations and positive tests trending downward, and vaccinations more readily available for those who want them and who qualify, it is only natural that we begin looking at the...

March 17, 2021

Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, talks about her sponsored bill relating to small business loans, creating jobs in small towns, and rural economic development. Wash. House Republicans · 03-12-21 – RADIO: Capitol...

March 12, 2021

Legislation passed the state House of Representatives today that would make it easier for small businesses in rural and underserved communities to access lines of credit. House Bill 1015 creates the...

March 9, 2021

Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, discusses the Washington State Supreme Court's decision to decriminalize drug possession, her opposition to legislation stemming from the “Defund the Police” movement that will make communities less...

March 5, 2021

A bill that would create apprenticeship programs in every Educational Service District in Washington has been introduced in the state House of Representatives. John Sattgast reports. Wash. House Republicans · 02-21-21...

Feb. 21, 2021

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

'Establishing apprenticeship programs give more students, more options,' says Maycumber Legislation was introduced in Olympia this week to create apprenticeship programs in every Education Service District (ESD) throughout the state. Rep....

Feb. 16, 2021