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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

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

In the late afternoon and early evening of June 30, hours before the end of the state’s fiscal cycle, the Legislature passed a new 2017-19 operating budget. Minutes before midnight, Gov. Jay...

Aug. 25, 2017

I share the frustrations of many that the Legislature adjourned July 20 after a record 193 days in session without passing a capital construction budget. This $4 billion budget funds statewide infrastructure...

Aug. 7, 2017

Recently, I held a town hall meeting to discuss future transportation solutions. More than 150 citizens attended to hear about creative ideas presented by the private sector. From that outreach and dozens...

Feb. 23, 2017

Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, argues in this opinion editorial, that a decision by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission to break a two-state agreement and allow permanent commercial non-tribal...

Jan. 26, 2017

In this opinion editorial, Rep. Liz Pike says she will not be silenced in her leadership efforts to bring people together to seek cross-river bridge solutions.

Feb. 24, 2016

Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, argues the governor's proposed low carbon fuel standard would do little to help the environment, but would do a lot of harm to the state's employers and...

April 10, 2015

Opinion editorial by Rep. Liz Pike, Bryan Irwin and Dave Patterson. This joint article discusses legislation that would put more emphasis on recreational sport fishing in Washington and create more opportunities,...

Feb. 18, 2015

In this opinion editorial, Rep. Liz Pike says the best way to enact climate policies is through an open legislative process as opposed to a closed task force handpicked by Gov....

May 27, 2014