Rep. Mike Volz's News & Media


Numerous wildfires damaged or destroyed properties throughout Washington in 2023. On Aug. 19, the governor declared a state of emergency throughout the state due to the wildfires. On Tuesday, the Local...

Jan. 23, 2024

A Republican lawmaker has received bipartisan backing for added state support in the long-term recovery from wildfires and other types of emergencies. Nic Scott reports. Wash. House Republicans · 01-19-24 –...

Jan. 19, 2024

Rep. Mike Volz has introduced a bill that would prohibit the state, cities, counties, and other political subdivisions in the state of Washington from imposing taxes on any type of personal...

Jan. 19, 2024

A bill from Rep. Mike Volz, which would require the Military Department to administer a program for long-term community recovery from an emergency or disaster, cleared its policy committee today. The...

Jan. 17, 2024

Communities who suffer emergencies or disasters could soon be getting better access to relief thanks to a bill from Rep. Mike Volz. House Bill 1952, which had a public hearing on...

Jan. 15, 2024

Spokane-area legislators, Reps. Mike Volz and Suzanne Schmidt, are proposing legislation in the upcoming 2024 legislative session to make it easier for fire victims to rebuild after losing their homes to...

Oct. 25, 2023

When Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee first revealed his transportation budget earlier this year, Spokane-area legislators and local elected officials were stunned with his attempts to delay funding for the North-South...

March 27, 2023

Legislators from the 6th Legislative District are inviting constituents to participate in a telephone town hall on Thursday, March 16, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. to discuss the ongoing 2023...

March 14, 2023

‘Enacting the Interstate Nurse Licensure Compact will have a positive impact on health care services across the state,’ says Volz As workforce issues continue to garner local, state, and national attention,...

Feb. 17, 2023

Rep. Mike Volz, R-Spokane, testifies before the Post Secondary committee on improving the state code around the licensing of nurses to combat the labor shortage in hospitals. Volz’s legislation, House Bill...

Feb. 8, 2023