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Rep. Dan Kristiansen, R-Snohomish, looks ahead to the 2017 session and asks local citizens to take his survey to get their views.

Dec. 2, 2016

This morning, through a procedural motion on the House floor, Washington House Republicans tried to place HJR 4215 on the Second Reading Floor Calendar in an attempt to force a full...

Jan. 25, 2016

House Republican Leader Dan Kristiansen has released a statement on King County Superior Court Judge William Downing ruling I-1366 unconstitutional.

Jan. 22, 2016

House Republican Leader Rep. Dan Kristiansen praises the final operating budget, which provides significant increases for K-12 education, cost-of-living increases for teachers, and a reduction in tuition rates at Washington's colleges...

July 2, 2015

"It's disappointing to hear that teachers will be striking next week. This will hurt students and inconvenience families. It's also illegal under state law."

April 19, 2015

Rep. Dan Kristiansen discusses the 2014 supplemental operating budget and transportation tax package on Comcast Newsmakers.

March 13, 2014

Chandler is a 13-year veteran of the Legislature who has served on the House Appropriations Committee seven years since he was elected...

Oct. 16, 2013

“Let’s get Washington working” has duel meaning. First, it means making state government more efficient, effective and accountable. Second, it means creating jobs, improving the state’s business climate and helping personal...

July 10, 2013

House Republicans joined with members of both parties and in both chambers of the state Legislature today to pass a bipartisan state operating budget for the 2013-15 biennium. The compromise budget...

June 29, 2013

The budget compromise that was reached represents solutions and sacrifices from all sides. From day one, House Republicans have provided solutions to improve K-12 education outcomes, protect our most vulnerable citizens...

June 27, 2013