Rep. Joel McEntire's News & Media


Improving the learning environment for school students is the focus of bipartisan legislation sponsored by a Republican lawmaker. House Bill 1044 was unanimously approved by the House of Representatives on Thursday....

Jan. 25, 2024

House Bill 1044 that would assist small school districts needing modernizing, repairing, or replacing buildings or classrooms has passed the state House of Representatives unanimously. Rep. Joel McEntire’s bill also passed...

Jan. 25, 2024

Legislation that would assist small school districts needing modernizing, repairing, or replacing buildings or classrooms passed the state House of Representatives unanimously on Thursday. House Bill 1044, sponsored by 19th District Rep. Joel...

Jan. 25, 2024

Sen. Jeff Wilson, Rep. Jim Walsh, and Rep. Joel McEntire are inviting residents of the 19th District to join them for a one-hour Virtual Town Hall meeting, Wednesday, Jan. 31, starting at 6 p.m. Those...

Jan. 24, 2024

Legislation that would require higher education institutions to provide early course registration for eligible military members and dependents was unanimously passed by the House Postsecondary Education and Workforce Committee on Friday....

Jan. 12, 2024

A state lawmaker wants to make sure students in smaller Washington school districts are no longer educated in run-down facilities that need repair. He’s pushing for legislation to provide state grants...

Dec. 29, 2023

It is time for the Legislature to address the varied and unequal learning circumstances many Washington students face on a daily basis. Looking at schools across the state has strengthened our...

Dec. 5, 2023

Four Southwest Washington representatives got an up-close and personal look at three important educational facilities in Clark and Cowlitz counties on Wednesday, as part of the House Capital Budget Committee’s career...

Oct. 27, 2023

In this mailer, 19th District lawmakers Joel McEntire, Jim Walsh and Jeff Wilson provide a recap of the 2023 legislative session.

June 15, 2023

Two bills authored by state Rep. Joel McEntire that passed the Legislature received the governor’s signature Thursday and will become law in July. House Bill 1043 will streamline rules and regulations...

May 12, 2023