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Fifteenth District Rep. David Taylor has been appointed as the ranking Republican on the House State Government and Tribal Affairs Committee. He begins his new assignment when the Legislature convenes Jan....

Jan. 7, 2011

The state Legislature convened a one-day special session Saturday and quickly approved a package of spending cuts that narrows the $1.1 billion shortfall in the current operating budget. The bipartisan agreement...

Dec. 11, 2010

Concerned that over-reaching climate change rules could have a devastating effect on Washington's stagnant economic recovery, Republican members of the Washington State House Ecology and Parks Committee sent a letter to...

June 30, 2010

The June 17 legislative town hall meeting state Rep. David Taylor planned for White Salmon had to be cancelled on short notice. Taylor has re-scheduled the public forum for Tuesday, June...

June 23, 2010

State Rep. David Taylor will host in-district town hall meetings at four locations during the month of June. The public forums are scheduled on successive Thursdays, starting June 3, in Stevenson,...

May 26, 2010

State Rep. David Taylor says the mosquito control permit issued May 19 by the Washington Department of Ecology is a substantive improvement over the agency's original proposal. The first version drew...

May 21, 2010

As the April 13 deadline for the Legislature's 30-day special session drew closer, Democrats in the House of Representatives Saturday passed a nearly $800 million tax package – the largest one-year...

April 11, 2010

Twenty state lawmakers from legislative districts in Western and Eastern Washington joined in a March 1 letter to the Washington Department of Ecology (DOE) expressing concerns about language in a proposed...

March 17, 2010

The House of Representatives Friday night passed a supplemental operating budget to close the $2.7 billion spending gap by a vote of 55-43. Representatives Bruce Chandler and David Taylor voted against...

March 6, 2010

State Rep. David Taylor welcomed Gov. Christine Gregoire's request that the Legislature allot $4.1 million for the state's drought relief reserve fund, but the 15th District lawmaker questioned why the account...

March 3, 2010