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The Washington State Legislature adjourned its scheduled 60-day session last night (Thursday) on time and with no special sessions in sight. John Sattgast reports from the state Capitol.

March 9, 2018

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

Forty years of raw nerves over the devastation caused to the state’s timber industry by protection of the spotted owl came to the surface Monday night on the floor of the...

Feb. 13, 2018

House Republican Leader Dan Kristiansen, R-Snohomish, explains why well water relief for the Skagit River Basin was not part of the Legislature’s fix for the restrictive Hirst Supreme Court ruling and...

Feb. 1, 2018

In this, the first of a series of podcasts with leaders from the House Republican Caucus, Rep. Dan Kristiansen talks about what it is like to be House Republican Leader, the...

Jan. 16, 2018

During his State of the State Address Tuesday, Governor Jay Inslee outlined a lengthy list of wants in his agenda for the 60-day legislative session in Olympia. But a fix for...

Jan. 9, 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

The Washington Legislature convened at noon Monday, starting the clock on a 60-day session. Lawmakers say there’s much to do in a short amount of time. John Sattgast reports from the...

Jan. 8, 2018

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