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First, the really good news: We have a Hirst fix AND a capital budget! Negotiations on a solution to the Hirst water decision came together with an agreement late last Wednesday...

Jan. 23, 2018

Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, makes remarks on a gender pay equity bill on the House floor in Olympia.

Jan. 17, 2018

It felt like a gut punch — the kind that bends you over in shock and agony. A Georgia-Pacific (GP) representative called to tell me company officials decided to permanently shut down a major portion of...

Nov. 30, 2017

Georgia-Pacific announced Tuesday it will cut as many as 300 jobs at its Camas mill in the second quarter of 2018 and permanently shut down local production of paper used in printers and copiers, as...

Nov. 15, 2017

One of my goals as your state representative has been helping Washington employers create jobs. When people are working, it is a win-win situation for all. By spending and investing their wages in our...

Sept. 26, 2017

After 105 days in a regular session that began in January and three 30-day special sessions, the last one concluding this Thursday, July 20, is the finish line in view for the...

July 18, 2017

A measure that would change the state’s Growth Management Act (GMA) to allow limited development along the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad in Clark County and short-line rail in Okanogan County was signed into...

July 6, 2017

There’s renewed hope a bill that could create thousands of new jobs along the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad in Clark County could become law. As you may remember, Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed House Bill 1504....

June 14, 2017

Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, talks with KXL’s Lars Larson about the Senate passing a bill that would allow limited development along short-line rail in Clark County. The bill is a companion...

June 14, 2017

The Washington State Senate voted Tuesday to approve a bill that would change the state’s Growth Management Act (GMA) to allow limited development along the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad in Clark County. Senate...

June 14, 2017