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Washington lawmakers have been doing work remotely for most of the 2021 session. That makes the tough job of analyzing and vetting legislation, even tougher. For the past several weeks I’ve...

Feb. 19, 2021

House Bill 1199, sponsored by Rep. Chris Corry, R-Yakima, would require the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to reimburse lessees when DNR exercises a non-default or early termination provision in a...

Feb. 15, 2021

Rep. Chris Corry, R-Yakima, speaks to KIHR's Mark Bailey about how the Legislature is addressing the coronavirus. He also discusses supplemental operating budget negotiations and how he is fighting to help...

March 3, 2020

Rep. Chris Corry, R-Yakima, explains how Democrats reintroduced a bill that would place limits on high capacity magazines. Corry also discusses two of his bills, one that would help farmers and...

Feb. 21, 2020

Rep. Chris Corry, R-Yakima, tells KIHR's Mark Bailey about some of the major transportation issues this session, including $30 car tabs, the pay-per-mile tax, and the low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS). Corry...

Feb. 11, 2020

As a member of the House Appropriations Committee, Rep. Chris Corry, R-Yakima, speaks with KIHR Radio's Mark Bailey about the budget, especially in regards to funding solutions that would combat homelessness....

Jan. 28, 2020

We’ve concluded the second week of the 2020 session. This year, I've taken on a new responsibility. House leadership recently selected me to serve on the Appropriations Committee. This committee considers...

Jan. 27, 2020

Rep. Chris Corry, R-Yakima, talks about his bill protecting farmers and ranchers. Corry also gives an update on the status of the controversial comprehensive sex education bill.

Jan. 24, 2020

Rep. Chris Corry, R-Yakima, shares an update on the first few days of the 2020 legislation session. The 14th District lawmaker also discusses his new bill which seeks to compensate farmers...

Jan. 18, 2020

Rep. Chris Corry, R-Yakima, has introduced legislation for the 2020 session that would provide compensation to ranchers and farmers whose land leases are terminated early by the Washington State Department of...

Jan. 17, 2020