Former Rep. John Koster's News & Media


There seems to be no end to the ideas state government comes up with to take your hard-earned money. Two years ago, the Legislature adopted an 11.9 cent gas tax hike...

Rep. John Koster, R-Arlington, is on KXL with Lars Larson addressing the Hirst decision and its impact in his district. A number of issues are discussed pertaining to the Hirst decision...

Rep. John Koster, R-Arlington, tells how a state Supreme Court decision affecting the ability to drill wells will not only halt rural development, but result in a tax shift that could...

If you own undeveloped rural property or you are an urban property owner with access to water, a Washington State Supreme Court ruling is going to cost you money — lots of it...

Rep. John Koster, R-Arlington, answers some tough questions regarding the budget and finalizing negotiations on KSER with Ed Bremer. Koster also discusses the Hirst decision, and his concern about how this...

Rep. John Koster, R-Arlington, explains water issues affecting the people within the 39th District. Koster uses a number of examples such as property taxes, to illustrate the seriousness of the Hirst...

Rep. John Koster, R-Arlington, addresses his concerns with the Hirst decision, a Supreme Court ruling preventing the use of exempt wells in Washignton. Koster shares insight on Senate Bill 5239, a...

A bill that would expedite tax reassessments of properties adversely affected by court rulings that restrict water usage was introduced in the House of Representatives this week by Rep. John Koster, R-Arlington,...

The young men and women who come to Olympia from around the state to serve as legislative pages will tell you it is easy to rack up miles of walking during their...

Rep. John Koster, R-Arlington, discusses why he’s opposed to the Washington Voting rights act on KTTH.