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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 should have done this months ago during a special session,' says Volz With a bipartisan vote, the Washington State House of Representatives passed legislation today to give employers relief from...

Jan. 29, 2021

‘State government – at every level – should be doing everything it can to help mitigate the short- and long-term financial impacts of the governor’s shutdown orders,’ says Volz

Nov. 20, 2020

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

The 2020 legislative session is over. While I plan on sending out a more comprehensive issue update in the near future, I wanted to share some important information about the coronavirus,...

March 20, 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