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Speaking with Ari Hoffman on Seattle’s KVI Radio, Rep. Travis Couture, R-Allyn, expressed concerns about judges releasing violent criminals with low or no bail amounts to the community. Couture pointed out...

Aug. 30, 2023

Thurston County Superior Court Judge Allyson Zipp recently released a suspected car thief who led Thurston County Sheriff deputies on a dangerous pursuit. Rep. Travis Couture, R-Allyn, and Rep. Dan Griffey,...

Aug. 28, 2023

Rep. Travis Couture, R-Allyn, was recently promoted to assistant ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee. The influential, 31-member committee creates the state’s operating budget and works on budget-related bills. Besides his...

June 28, 2023

On Tuesday, day one of the first special session of the 2023 Legislature, Washington state lawmakers passed the long-awaited fix for a law on drug possession and use   “If you...

May 17, 2023

Lawmakers adjourn 2023 session after passing transportation, capital and operating budgets Final budgets approved by Washington lawmakers before adjourning their 2023 legislative session keep the Belfair Bypass on track, ensure adequate...

April 24, 2023

Rep. Travis Couture, R-Allyn, questioned the state’s plan to have the Department of Corrections (DOC) distribute mifepristone, an abortion medication. Senate Bill 5768 would direct the Department of Corrections to distribute...

April 20, 2023

Rep. Travis Couture, R-Allyn, supported the Senate’s amended version of House Bill 1436, which would increase funding for special education students. The majority in the House voted against concurring with more...

April 20, 2023

Rep. Travis Couture, R-Allyn, a military veteran, urged the House to vote no on House Bill 1240, an unconstitutional “assault weapon” ban. The House voted 56-42 to advance the bill to...

April 20, 2023

Rep. Travis Couture, R-Allyn, warned against scope creep within Department of Corrections and the bad public process with Senate Bill 5768 during a House Appropriations Committee meeting. Watch the full committee...

April 20, 2023

Rep. Travis Couture, R-Allyn, appeared on KVI Radio in Seattle with Ari Hoffman to discuss the flawed approach by the majority party to reform the state’s drug possession laws after the Blake...

April 19, 2023