Representatives Skyler Rude and Mark Klicker statement on governor's vaccination mandate
August 19, 2021
OLYMPIA—Washington State Governor Jay Inslee announced on Monday, August 9, that most state workers in Washington, as well as private health care and long-term care employees, will be required to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination by Oct. 18, or lose their jobs.
16th District State Representatives Skyler Rude and Mark Klicker, both R-Walla Walla, issued the following statement on the governor’s mandate:
“The governor’s recent proclamation ordering the termination of employment for those who choose not to be vaccinated is incredibly troubling, both from a legal and philosophical pe...