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Rep. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, joins KPQ to discuss fiscal cutoff week, the budget, and a bill that would require farmers to report “incidents of slavery,” and why he and farmers in...

March 1, 2019

During the Governor's State of the State address last week, he made it clear he intends to push for a new, $1.5 billion carbon tax. This would translate to a 20-cent...

Jan. 17, 2018

Rep. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, talks with KPQ about the Breakfast After the Bell bill, which passed the House 85-15, and his amendment to facilitate local farm food sourcing for the meals,...

Jan. 12, 2018

Rep. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, helps bring farmers to the table in "Breakfast After the Bell" legislation aimed at ending hunger in public schools.

Jan. 11, 2018

12th District Reps. Cary Condotta, R-Wenatchee, and Mike Steele, R-Chelan, discuss negotiating the McCleary decision, and anticipating the upcoming fiscal cutoff. The Hirst decision is also addressed.

March 3, 2017

Rep. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, gives updates on his newest legislation (HB 1309, HB 2046, HB 2047, HB 2048) and discusses the first education plans proposed by the Senate.

Feb. 10, 2017

As a member of the Washington State House of Representatives, I send occasional email updates designed to keep you informed about the issues being debated in the Legislature that may impact...

Feb. 10, 2017

Rep. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, previews the 2017 legislative session and discusses his first bill, HB 1309.

Jan. 24, 2017