Each Tuesday we have a chance to speak to local lawmakers working in Olympia. This Tuesday we're talking to Rep. Bruce Chandler. Chandler is the ranking member on the House Appropriations Committee. He was the primary negotiator for House Republicans on the state operating budget last year. Rep. Chandler also serves on the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. He is serving his ninth term representing the 15th District, which is located in east Yakima County. Chandler has three grown children and more than 30 years of experience in the fruit industry and currently owns and operates a commercial fruit orchard near Granger.

Tune in at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday for a conversation with our local lawmaker Rep. Bruce Chandler.