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Rep. Keith Goehner, R-Dryden, and Rep. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, tell KPQ's Dave Bernstein about some of the bills they are working on. Rep. Goehner explains his bills, one that would let...

Feb. 14, 2020

The Legislative session has officially reached the half-way mark—with only 30 more days to go before the conclusion of our work in Olympia. Because we've passed the Legislature's self-imposed fiscal...

Feb. 12, 2020

OLYMPIA… Housing costs aren’t an issue only in urban western Washington, as extremely low vacancy rates also mean a short supply of affordable housing in many eastern Washington cities.

Feb. 11, 2020

Rep. Keith Goehner, R-Dryden, and Rep. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, join KOHO to talk about start of session. The 12th District Representatives voice their concerns about gun control measures, the transportation budget,...

Jan. 24, 2020

Rep. Keith Goehner, R-Dryden, and Rep. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, join KPQ to discuss their goals for the 2020 session. Rep. Goehner describes his new role as a member of the Environment...

Jan. 24, 2020

Rep. Keith Goehner, R-Dryden, and Rep. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, join KOZI to discuss some of the bills they are working on. Rep. Steele describes his legislation regarding moderate income housing and...

Jan. 24, 2020

It's not surprising one of the translations for Wenatchee, derived from the name of the Native American tribe that once resided here, means “robe of the rainbow.”  We are privileged to live...

Feb. 12, 2019

Affordable home ownership has become increasingly difficult for many working professionals in Washington state. Rep. Mike Steele says the “workforce housing” shortage has reached critical levels in many parts of his...

Feb. 11, 2019

Rep. Mike Steele, R-Chelan, discusses the supplemental capital budget and projects that may impact the 12th District. Rep. Cary Condotta, R-Wenatchee, tells KOHO the state's revenue surplus should be given back...

Feb. 16, 2018

Steele gives an update on local infrastructure projects funded in the state's capital budget. The lawmaker also shares information on the Hirst water rights measure recently signed into law.

Jan. 31, 2018