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On Monday, the Legislature convened its 2021 “remote” legislative session. I shared the House plan for the session with you in my last email update. Click here in case you missed it. Legislators...

Jan. 16, 2021

This will be the last email update I will be sending before the Legislature convenes. Legislators will be under election year restrictions from Dec. 1 until Jan. 13, the first day...

Nov. 27, 2019

Rep. Keith Goehner has received a “City Champion Award” from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC). AWC created the award following the 2014 legislative session to recognize legislators that went out...

Nov. 7, 2019

While the Legislature has been adjourned since April 28, there are many important state government and legislative-related issues making headlines this interim. A possible income tax in Washington state and a...

Aug. 29, 2019

A bill authored by Rep. Keith Goehner that will officially make any property sold by a county treasurer in a tax lien foreclosure sale to be sold “as is” was signed...

April 19, 2019

Rep. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, and Rep. Keith Goehner, R-Dryden, join KPQ to talk about the start of the 2019 legislative session, including the volume of bills being proposed, legislation to reimburse...

Feb. 1, 2019