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Washington House Republicans proposed an amendment to the 2016 supplemental operating budget on Feb. 25 that would have ensured the continued operations of public schools.

June 10, 2016

Rep. Chad Magendanz, R-Issaquah, celebrates the success of several bills he sponsored/co-sponsored during the 2016 session including; Charter Schools, vision screening, The Washington Cybercrime Act, data privacy, truancy reduction, and coal...

April 5, 2016

Rep. Chad Magendanz issues statement on Charter School bill becoming law without the governor's signature.

April 2, 2016

Magendanz bill to provide for, and require, visual screening that includes testing for both distance and near vision for students in every school district signed into law today.

April 2, 2016

The Charter School Bill passed the House, with a vote of, 58-39. Rep. Chad Magendanz sponsored the House companion bill that would keep charter schools open, free to the public, and...

March 10, 2016

Vision screening Senate bill passes the House and is on the way to the Governor for signature. Chad Magendanz, R-Issaquah sponsored the House companion bill that would provide for, and require,...

March 5, 2016

First bill signed by the Governor during the 2016 session is one outlines the next steps to fix education funding. Senate Bill 6195, co-sponsored by Rep Chad Magendanz, will continue the...

Feb. 29, 2016

Both chambers of the Legislature have approved a bill committing lawmakers to finding a solution to the funding gaps identified in the Washington State Supreme Court's McCleary decision.

Feb. 20, 2016

Rep. Chad Magendanz, R-Issaquah introduces a plan to help address the over-reliance on local levies.

Feb. 2, 2016

Magendanz introducing legislation aimed at reducing the teacher shortage.

Jan. 12, 2016