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Legislature concludes one-day special session to address $1.1 billion budget shortfall “This is the first in a line of difficult budget decisions for state lawmakers, but I'm confident the decisions made...

Dec. 11, 2010

  House Republicans today chose Rep. Kevin Parker, R-Spokane, to serve on the leadership team as the assistant floor leader for the 2011 session. The 6th District state representative said he...

Nov. 19, 2010

  Rep. Kevin Parker, R-Spokane, notified the House of Representatives yesterday he will not accept reimbursement for meals and lodging while in Olympia for the special session. “I cannot in good...

March 16, 2010

  The governor signed Rep. Kevin Parker's bill to expand notification for disappearances from state facilities today. The 6th District lawmaker sponsored the bill in response to the escape of Phillip...

March 12, 2010

Spokane employers will leave this state for Idaho, which has laid out the welcome mat, Parker says   Rep. Kevin Parker early Tuesday morning voted against a $893 million tax increase...

March 9, 2010

'I am disheartened by seeing a budget which lacks long-term vision for our state,' Parker says   The House of Representatives today passed a $31 billion supplemental operating budget to balance...

March 6, 2010

'This initiative was not created in the waters of prosperity for times of ease, but was developed as a dam in the rapids ahead,' Parker says   The House of Representatives...

Feb. 18, 2010

  The House of Representatives today passed a bill concerning local tax provisions for cities and counties. House Bill 3179 would change authorization and provisions for local taxes. Rep. Kevin Parker,...

Feb. 16, 2010

  Rep. Kevin Parker, R-Spokane, will host two town halls in Spokane on Saturday, Feb. 20 to hear from constituents. More than half-way through the 60-day legislative session, Parker will update...

Feb. 15, 2010

Constituent contacted Parker saying action by agency would 'force us to lay off most of our staff'   In late January, Spokane resident Kurt Wood contacted Rep. Kevin Parker regarding a...

Feb. 4, 2010