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Joining Jason Rantz on KTTH, Rep. Michelle Caldier, R-Port Orchard, explains her concern over a recent report by KING 5 Investigators describing how a Kirkland non-profit, Friends of Youth, removed local...

March 30, 2021

Featuring House Republican Reps. Jeremie Dufault, Vicki Kraft, Michelle Caldier, Jim Walsh, Peter Abbarno, Greg Gilday, Kelly Chambers, Andrew Barkis, and Cyndy Jacobsen. Learn more about House Bill 1236. Watch other...

March 10, 2021

Rep. Michelle Caldier, R-Port Orchard, says foster care costs ranging from $17,639 to $31,582 per month per child highlight a dysfunctional system that relies too much on a network of group...

March 5, 2021

We are rapidly approaching the second month of the scheduled 105-day remote legislative session, which began Jan. 11. Participating in the virtual session As I noted in my last email update...

Feb. 5, 2021

On Monday evening during debate of House Bill 1368, the COVID-19 federal funding measure, Rep. Michelle Caldier, R-Port Orchard, offered an amendment to provide nearly $157 million for grants to public...

Feb. 4, 2021

A bill that would create a home sharing grant program to help reduce the homeless population in Washington state was recently heard by a House committee. House Bill 1183, authored by...

Jan. 27, 2021

Washington House Republicans are calling on Governor Jay Inslee to veto the controversial comprehensive sex education bill that passed the Legislature on Saturday. Senate Bill 5395, which passed on near party-line...

March 9, 2020

After one of the most contentious debates of the 2020 legislative session, House Democrats passed a controversial comprehensive sexual health education bill just after 2 a.m. early today without a single...

March 5, 2020

Rep. Michelle Caldier, R-Port Orchard, joins KIRO Radio to talk about the controversial comprehensive sex education bill.

Feb. 25, 2020

Hundreds of parents, children and other concerned citizens came to the state Capitol Thursday to attend a public hearing and testify on a controversial sex education bill. The measure would require...

Feb. 21, 2020