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Rep. Skyler Rude appointed to house civil rights and judiciary committee


January 23, 2020

Representative Skyler Rude, R-Walla Walla, has been selected to serve on the House Civil Rights and Judiciary Committee in the Washington State House of Representatives.

"I'm excited for this new opportunity to serve the people of the 16th District, and the state, as a member on this important committee,' said Rude. "My priorities in the areas of constitutional, criminal and civil law issues include upholding our rights under the state constitution and making sure we have a judicial system in place that works well for our youth and families."

The House Civil Rights and Judiciary Committee considers a wide variety of legal issues, including, but not limited to, constitutional law and anti-discrimination measures, commercial law, torts, probate, guardianship›s, civil commitment, forensic mental health, firearms, eminent domain, and landlord/tenant law.

"This committee will hear policy on several of our area's priorities during the 2020 session, including firearm rights," continued Rude. "I've got an unusually high committee workload, but I welcome the challenge."

Rude also serves as the assistant ranking member on the House Appropriations Committee. He also serves on the House College and Workforce Development, Education and Rules Committees.


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