Rep. Joel McEntire's News & Media


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

Reps. Jim Walsh and Joel McEntire announced that due to floor session today, they are rescheduling their 19th District Virtual Town Hall Meeting to Wednesday, March 10 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. ...

March 6, 2021

Rep. Joel McEntire, R-Cathlamet, speaks in favor of House Bill 1028 that would allow many teachers to enter the workforce and improve student outcomes. The legislation comes at a time when...

Feb. 26, 2021

Rep. Joel McEntire, R-Cathlamet, joins KELA Radio to discuss his committee assignments, the rainy day fund and why it should be used. The 19th District lawmaker also talks about the budget,...

Feb. 24, 2021

Rep. Joel McEntire, R-Cathlamet, shares his background, which includes serving in the Marine Corps and teaching middle school. The 19th District lawmaker talks about his goal of listening and learning during...

Feb. 21, 2021

19th District Reps. Jim Walsh and Joel McEntire are inviting citizens to join them for a one-hour Virtual Town Hall meeting, Saturday, March 6 at 4 p.m. to discuss issues related...

Feb. 19, 2021

Rep. Joel McEntire, R-Cathlamet, joins Glenn Vaagen of Pacific Northwest Ag Network and questions the need for legislation that would cause fruit and vegetable businesses with labor and civil rights violations...

Feb. 17, 2021

Rep. Joel McEntire, R-Cathlamet, joins KEDO Radio to discuss education during the pandemic, reopening plans, and the governor's edicts. The 19th District lawmaker also covers his experience as a new representative,...

Feb. 12, 2021

In an effort to increase legislative transparency, Rep. Joel McEntire, R-Cathlamet, introduced legislation on Tuesday to keep legislators from using “ghost bills.” House Bill 1324 would eliminate the practice of legislators...

Jan. 20, 2021

Rep. Joel McEntire officially began serving his first term representing the 19th Legislative District as the Washington State Legislature convened on Monday. Due to COVID restrictions, McEntire was able to take the...

Jan. 11, 2021