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House Minority Leader Dan Kristiansen, R-Snohomish, joins KBRC/KAPS to discuss highlights of the 2018 legislative session, including the well water rights fix bringing relief (albeit outside Skagit County) to the Hirst...

March 1, 2018

We are only a couple weeks away from scheduled adjournment of the 60-day session on March 8. Soon, we will be taking final votes on bills that could affect your job,...

Feb. 21, 2018

Rep. Dan Kristiansen, R-Snohomish, talks about the house-of-origin cutoff, remaining days of the 2018 session, a spirited debate over the marbled murrelet and the unnecessary and expensive carbon tax proposed by...

Feb. 14, 2018

It’s hard to believe we are nearing the end of week three of the scheduled 60-day legislative session, which began Jan. 8. It’s been a couple of months since I last...

Jan. 25, 2018

Jan. 10, 2018

Rep. Dan Kristiansen, R- Snohomish, digs into the details of the Hirst-imposed water access restrictions in rural Washington, answers why Republicans have chosen to link Hirst relief to the capital budget...

Jan. 9, 2018

Rep. Dan Kristiansen, R-Snohomish, joins hosts Kirby Wilbur and John Carlson on KVI to discuss Gov. Jay Inslee’s repeated attempts to introduce a “carbon tax” as the governor prepares to deliver...

Jan. 9, 2018

It’s been a while since I have communicated with you via this email update. Since April, we have undergone some very sensitive negotiations on issues with the new state operating budget,...

July 27, 2017

“We’re disappointed that Hirst negotiations ended at an impasse. In the end, the House Democrats failed to bring any Hirst-related bill to the floor for a vote. If they would have...

July 20, 2017

Rep. Dan Kristiansen, House Republican Leader, talks about the budget agreement, McCleary education funding, and what needs to happen just hours before the state’s fiscal cycle ends at midnight, June 30.

June 30, 2017