Rep. Mike Volz's Email Updates


Fellow 6th District Rep. Jeff Holy and I recently mailed a newsletter that provides an overview of the past two legislative sessions. In the newsletter, we provide details about the state...

May 11, 2018

I hope you all will join me in congratulating Spokane educator Mandy Manning, who was named 2018 National Teacher of the Year by the Council of Chief State School Officers. This...

April 25, 2018

The 2018 legislative session adjourned Thursday, March 8. After a record 193-day session in 2017, I think everyone was happy to adjourn on time within our allotted 60 days this year....

April 11, 2018

There's less than one week left in the 2018 legislative session. As the clock winds down, legislators' schedules will mostly be consumed with floor action for the remainder of the session.

March 2, 2018

I would like to invite you to join me for a town hall meeting on Saturday, Feb. 17, between 10:30 a.m. and noon in Airway Heights. During the event, I'll share...

Feb. 14, 2018

Lawmakers returned to Olympia on Jan. 8 to start the 2018 legislative session. This year is a short session — 60 days — and a time when we typically make small...

Jan. 23, 2018

Nearly a month from now, lawmakers will congregate in Olympia to kick off the 2018 legislative session on Jan. 8. This session will be different from the last for a couple...

Nov. 30, 2017

When I last wrote to you, the Legislature was beginning its first of what would end up being three special sessions, during which lawmakers would continue their deliberation over a new,...

July 28, 2017

Rep. Mike Volz discusses the first special session of 2017 and what got the state Legislature into a special session in the first place, as well as important legislation being signed...

April 26, 2017

The state Legislature is now more than halfway through the 2017 session, which is scheduled to adjourn April 23. Whether lawmakers will wrap up all of their work by April 23...

March 20, 2017