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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

Nearly 100 people lined up outside of a committee hearing room in Olympia Thursday to testify on a controversial sex education bill, but only a few got the chance to speak....

Jan. 16, 2020

State Rep. Michelle Caldier wants to ensure children who visit public libraries in Washington state are never again exposed to pornography displayed on computer screens. The 26th District lawmaker has introduced...

Jan. 31, 2019

Legislation sponsored by Rep. Michelle Caldier to provide better agency and school district support to students in out-of-home care was signed into law Wednesday.

March 22, 2018