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Rep. Terry Nealey, R-Dayton, talks about budget proposals and legislation as the Legislature moves past the halfway mark of the 2017 session.

March 14, 2017

Rep. Terry Nealey discusses the difficult spending decisions he must make as a member of the House Appropriations Committee. He also serves as ranking Republican on the House Finance Committee.

Feb. 28, 2017

The House of Representatives approved a bill Monday that would simplify the process of tax reporting for certain entities and individuals in Washington state that receive tax preferences. Tax preferences include tax...

Feb. 27, 2017

When I first ran for state representative in 2009, I felt a better job could be done with our state's budget, especially to ensure government lives within its means, and that we could also do...

Feb. 24, 2017

The House Appropriations Committee considers spending bills. The House Finance Committee considers how to pay for the state's bills. Rep. Terry Nealey, R-Dayton, is on both committees. On this edition of...

Feb. 22, 2017

Rep. Terry Nealey, R-Dayton, gives reaction to positive revenue forecast news and explains his vote against showing additional, unconfirmed K-12 education costs in the state's six-year budget outlook.

Nov. 16, 2016

"Today's revenue forecast is welcome news for budget writers as the Legislature looks ahead to a legislative session that will be focused on K-12 education funding."

June 15, 2016

Two bills authored by Rep. Terry Nealey, R-Dayton, designed to provide more fairness in Washington state's tax system were signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee.

April 2, 2016

Rep. Terry Nealey talks in this opinion editorial about two bills he's introduced to correct problems within the tax code that prey on surviving spouses and employers who have made an...

Feb. 26, 2016

The Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council released its state revenue forecast today. According to Chief Economist and Executive Director Steve Lerch, the General Fund-State (GF-S) revenue forecast has decreased...

Feb. 17, 2016