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Majority Democrats have scheduled a Thursday hearing for a bill that creates yet another new tax in Washington state. House Bill 2476 would create a “covered lives tax” – a tax placed...

Feb. 15, 2024

House Republican transportation leads Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, and Spencer Hutchins, R-Gig Harbor, have introduced bipartisan legislation calling on Governor Jay Inslee to declare a ferry procurement emergency and use his gubernatorial...

Feb. 14, 2024

Rep. Spencer Hutchins, R-Gig Harbor, speaks against House Bill 1932 to allow local jurisdictions to switch from odd to even year elections. During debate on the House Floor, Hutchins explained how...

Feb. 9, 2024

Rep. Spencer Hutchins, R-Gig Harbor, has decided not to run for reelection to the state House of Representatives. “It is with regret that I share my decision not to seek a...

Feb. 6, 2024

After failing to pass a so-called “Blake fix” bill in the regular 105-day 2023 legislative session to address drug possession laws, state lawmakers reconvened Tuesday for a single-day special session. They...

May 17, 2023

In a late-night debate Tuesday morning, the Washington State House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 5352 57-40 that would partially restore the ability for law enforcement to engage in vehicular pursuits...

April 12, 2023

Rep. Spencer Hutchins, R-Gig Harbor, saw his first two bills pass off the House floor this week unanimously. House Bill 1540 would require all driver training courses in the state to...

March 2, 2023

You’re invited! Rep. Michelle Caldier, R-Gig Harbor, and Rep. Spencer Hutchins, R-Gig Harbor, are welcoming their fellow citizens in the 26th Legislative District to one of four in-person town halls in...

March 1, 2023

Rep. Spencer Hutchins took the oath of office Monday officially starting his first term as state representative for the 26th Legislative District. Hutchins was sworn in along with other state representatives...

Jan. 10, 2023