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Reps. Cary Condotta and Mike Steele, both R-Chelan, talk with KPQ's Michael Knight about frustrations of deciding a budget on the last day of the state's fiscal cycle.

June 30, 2017

Reps. Cary Condotta and Mike Steele, both R-Chelan, talk with KOZI's Jay Witherbee about the compromise state operating budget agreement reached in the Legislature and their concerns about the taxes that...

June 30, 2017

The Legislature has concluded its second special session. There is still no agreement on an operating budget or an education funding plan. However, negotiators are very close. I understand there is some concerns...

June 22, 2017

It will take a third special session for the Washington State Legislature to finish its business this year. Negotiations continue on the operating budget with the centerpiece of the spending plan...

June 22, 2017

Rep. Condotta discusses the latest budget negotiations, education funding, his fuel tax transparency legislation, internet privacy and other bills.

April 20, 2017

Rep. Condotta discusses what is going on with budgets, the Hirst decision – the court decision with major water implications – and other legislation in the final couple weeks of the...

April 13, 2017

Reps. Cary Condotta, R-Wenatchee, and Mike Steele, R-Chelan, express their bewilderment at the House Democrats' proposed state budget with Chris Hansen on KOHO. The lawmakers also talk about how the House...

March 31, 2017

Rep. Cary Condotta discusses the economic revenue forecast, the timeline for proposed budgets to be unveiled, the latest on McCleary negotiations and his tourism legislation.

March 16, 2017

Reps. Cary Condotta, R-Wenatchee, and Mike Steele, R-Chelan, discuss finishing projects within their district. The next steps in the legislative session are also discussed, plus their assumptions of how the legislative...

March 14, 2017

Reps. Cary Condotta, R-Wenatchee, and Mike Steele, R-Chelan, discuss funding K-12 in Washington state, including the impact of the levy cliff extension and current negotiations in the Senate. The 12th District...

March 14, 2017