Rep. Joel McEntire's News & Media


The state House of Representatives honored the men and women of the National Guard Wednesday. John Sattgast reports from the state Capitol. Wash. House Republicans · 01-26-22 – RADIO REPORT: State...

Jan. 26, 2022

After two days of testimony on Gov. Jay Inslee's salmon habitat and recovery legislation, Rep. Joel McEntire left the hearing worried about the future of farming and timber harvesting in Washington....

Jan. 21, 2022

Rep. Joel McEntire, R-Cathlamet, talks with Johnny Manson on KBKW about some of the issues Republicans are facing and attempting to resolve this session. In the interview, Rep. McEntire talked about...

Jan. 17, 2022

Legislation that could provide assistance to small school districts in need of capital funding is scheduled for a public hearing in the House Capital Budget Committee on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at...

Jan. 13, 2022

Reps. Jim Walsh, Joel McEntire and Sen. Jeff Wilson are inviting 19th District citizens to join them for a one-hour Virtual Town Hall meeting, Saturday, Jan. 15 at 4 p.m. Those who would like to participate must register in advance...

Nov. 30, 2021

My first legislative session was historic, but not for reasons I had hoped. It was the first “virtual” session ever. The majority party passed an operating budget that spends almost $60...

June 29, 2021

Reps. Jim Walsh, Joel McEntire and Sen. Jeff Wilson are inviting 19th District citizens to join them for a one-hour Virtual Town Hall meeting, Tuesday, May 25 at 6 p.m. Lawmakers will review the 2021...

May 19, 2021

The Washington State Legislature approved a final 2021-23 transportation budget proposal before adjourning the 2021 session. The $11.8 billion biennial budget funds infrastructure projects across the state, including maintenance and preservation...

May 5, 2021

Before adjourning the 2021 legislative session, lawmakers unanimously passed a bipartisan $6.3 capital budget plan making significant investments in water, sewer, and broadband infrastructure while continuing to make mental and behavioral...

April 30, 2021

On March 28, House Democrats introduced the first “ghost” or title-only bill of the 2021 legislative session. It appears the legislation, House Bill 1564: Concerning transportation spending, will be the vehicle...

March 30, 2021