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It's hard to believe, but Sunday marks the end of the 2021 legislative session. Before I get to policy matters, however, I first want to encourage you to stay vigilant in...

April 23, 2021

On Monday, March 22, I will be hosting a telephone town hall meeting with Sen. Ann Rivers and Rep. Brandon Vick. During the meeting, which will run from 6:30-7:30 p.m., we...

March 18, 2021

Since my last update, the House has passed two COVID relief bills. Senate Bill 5061 will limit the massive unemployment tax increases businesses are currently facing. While that's certainly a good...

Feb. 12, 2021

Due to election-year restrictions, I have been unable to send you legislative email updates before now. With the 2021 legislative session under way, I look forward to resuming my regular communication...

Jan. 16, 2021

As we continue moving forward in this crisis, we want you to know that our thoughts and well wishes are constantly with you. As your state representatives, we continue to do...

May 9, 2020

During this challenging time for our state and the country, it is imperative that we all work together to stop the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Our hearts go out to everyone...

March 18, 2020

We're in the final week of this year's 60-day legislative session, and the fate of one of the most consequential bills that's come before us hangs in the balance. Senate Bill...

March 10, 2020

Late last month, the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council released the latest revenue forecast for our state. Due to an unexpected surge in new revenue, we now have a $2.4 billion...

March 3, 2020

As you know, I often talk about the importance of respecting the will of the people. And that's because far too often, legislators here in Olympia make decisions based on what...

Feb. 14, 2020

Earlier this month before the 2020 legislative session got under way, Sen. Rivers, Rep. Vick and I held three town halls in Washougal, Battle Ground and Ridgefield. Thank you to those...

Jan. 23, 2020