Rep. Keith Goehner's News & Media


The session was one for the record books. There were some bipartisan successes, but also many concerning policies passed this session. For a full report check out my 2021 Session Report...

Aug. 24, 2021

On Wednesday, Gov. Jay Inslee announced a vaccination requirement for employees working in K-12, most childcare and early learning, and higher education, as well as an expansion of the statewide mask mandate to all...

Aug. 21, 2021

On Tuesday, Gov. Jay Inslee signed the transportation budget passed by the Legislature in the 2021 session. However, he vetoed a section of the bill that directs the Washington State Transportation...

May 20, 2021

Reps. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, and Keith Goehner, R-Dryden, are inviting 12th District citizens to join them for a virtual town hall meeting. The lawmakers will provide a review of the 2021 legislative session and...

May 18, 2021

The Legislature recently adjourned without addressing one of the most pressing issues before us this session. Many of us had hoped to address the governor's emergency powers in the 105-day session,...

May 6, 2021

On Sunday, the Legislature adjourned the 2021 legislative session by passing an operating budget that spends a record $58.9 billion over the previous biennium, an increase of $7 billion or 13.6%....

April 25, 2021

Rep. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, and Rep. Keith Goehner, R-Dryden, join KPQ Radio to discuss recent talks surrounding the budget, the possibility of a special session, and transportation funding concerns. The 12th...

April 23, 2021

Rep. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, and Rep. Keith Goehner, R-Dryden, join KOZI Radio to discuss ongoing negotiations surrounding the operating budget, their opposition to the capital gains tax, and concerns over the...

April 23, 2021

Rep. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, and Rep. Keith Goehner, R-Dryden, join KOHO Radio to discuss the issues which remain unsolved at the end of the legislative session, budget talks and their implications,...

April 23, 2021

Rep. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, and Rep. Keith Goehner, R-Dryden, join KOHO Radio to talk about transportation updates, the Legislature working on measures to address the state Supreme Court's Blake ruling, and...

April 16, 2021