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I have received many communications from constituents this session asking me to hold the line on taxes. It's certainly a hot topic in Olympia and one worth talking about. With state...

April 16, 2021

'We need to do everything we can to keep people in their homes and away from the destructive cycle of homelessness,' says Volz The Washington State Senate this week unanimously approved...

April 9, 2021

'Now is the right time to enact this small but meaningful protection against foreclosure for property tax payers who are honestly trying to catch up and keep their homes,' says state...

Feb. 25, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic is changing all of our lives in ways we never imagined. Our hearts go out to those in veterans' homes, the elderly and others who are more susceptible...

May 8, 2020

Reps. Mike Volz and Jenny Graham, along with Sen. Jeff Holy, give a 2020 legislative session review for their 6th Legislative District constituents.

May 6, 2020

Despite record tax collections coming into the state, including a surplus of over a billion dollars since the Legislature left town last spring, the majority party in Olympia passed a business...

Feb. 12, 2020

Rep. Mike Volz from Spokane speaks on the House floor against a Democrat plan to enact a low carbon fuel standard, calling it a tax on those who can least afford...

Jan. 30, 2020

Rep. Mike Volz talks about his bill to reduce the penalties and interest on late property tax payers. He says the current practice is unconscionable, hypocritical and should be illegal.

Jan. 30, 2020

Legislation in the state House of Representatives designed to protect taxpayers from foreclosure is scheduled for a public hearing in the House Committee on Local Government on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at...

Jan. 24, 2020

With the 2020 legislative session underway it's important for you to be aware of the many opportunities you have to let your voice be heard on critical issues. I'm pleased to...

Jan. 22, 2020