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Rep. Dick Muri, R-Steilacoom, discusses the House “concurrence” process. The lawmaker also shares information on legislation he sponsored, recently approved by the Legislature, that will help prevent the early release of...

March 8, 2018

There has been quite a bit of media attention on the recent veto by the governor on the Legislative Public Records Act. It is a very controversial bill and policy issue....

March 5, 2018

With the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council reporting the General Fund-State revenue forecast is increased by $647 million for the 2017-19 budget cycle, Rep. Dick Muri took action Friday to fund...

Feb. 26, 2018

A big thank you to all the community members who attended our 28th District town hall meeting! Sen. Steve O'Ban, R-University Place, Rep. Christine Kilduff, D-University Place, and I listened to...

Feb. 23, 2018

House Republicans advocate for solutions that will provide real relief from high car-tab fees as a result of Sound Transit 3.

Jan. 24, 2018

Last Thursday, lawmakers approved the state's two-year construction budget. After more than a year of tough negotiations, we were able to approve a strong bipartisan state capital budget with more than...

Jan. 23, 2018

After the longest legislative session in state history, 193-days, the Legislature successfully approved the state’s operating and transportation budgets. The two-year, $43.7 billion state operating budget makes a number of critical...

Aug. 4, 2017

As the second special session draws to a close, negotiators continue to work on the best plan for the state’s operating budget. The operating budget covers the general day-to-day expenses of...

June 13, 2017

Rep. Muri, R-Steilacoom, discusses his vote on the House Democrats operating budget proposal, Sound Transit 3, and the recent passage of his “mead” bill.

April 9, 2017

Rep. Dick Muri, R-Steilacoom, discusses education funding policy in his first update of the 2017 session.

Jan. 12, 2017