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Rep. David Taylor, R-Moxee, has been recognized for his work in Olympia to encourage rural economic development, ensure education equality and to help protect private property rights.

May 11, 2018

Rep. David Taylor, R-Moxee, joins TVW’s Mike McClanahan to discuss the solution lawmakers approved to address the state Supreme Court’s Hirst solution, problems with the Growth Management Act, and more.

March 9, 2018

After nearly a year of intensive negotiations, an agreement was reached on a Hirst water rights fix and Thursday evening, lawmakers passed the bill from the House floor. John Sattgast reports...

Jan. 18, 2018

‘If you own land; if you have a well, you can start building tomorrow,’ says Buys Landowners will finally see relief from a state Supreme Court decision that has halted rural...

Jan. 18, 2018

The Building Industry Association of Washington released a comprehensive report today detailing the potential economic impacts of the state Supreme Court’s flawed Hirst decision. Rep. David Taylor, R-Moxee, ranking Republican on...

Sept. 12, 2017

For years, Washington state has imposed increasingly stringent environmental regulations on manufacturers, producers and those doing business in our state. As the state has mandated that Washington companies “get green,” businesses...

April 7, 2017

As the ranking Republican on the House Environment Committee, I’ve sat through hours of testimony from environmental special interest groups. I’ve heard them say that a carbon tax is needed in...

March 16, 2017

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission unanimously adopted an emergency rule to allow property owners to kill a wolf who is in the act of attacking a domestic animal. Reps. Bruce...

April 26, 2013

‘I wholly support their efforts to control the gray wolf population – yet the state prohibits private property owners from doing the same. Why?’ asks Rep. Dave Taylor OLYMPIA – As...

Dec. 21, 2012

State lawmakers are considering a bill that would direct three state agencies to consider economic development opportunities when making decisions on how to most advantageously manage lands under their authority. House...

Feb. 2, 2011