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Rep. Mike Volz, R-Spokane, has sponsored legislation that would help improve mental health services on college campuses. House Bill 1716 would direct state and regional universities, and the state college, to...

Feb. 28, 2019

The 2019 legislative session got underway on Jan. 14, and I wanted to provide you a brief update on the first few weeks. First and foremost, we're tasked with crafting a...

Feb. 5, 2019

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

Jan. 23, 2018

Hello from Olympia! I'm your state representative, Mike Volz, of the 6th Legislative District in Spokane County. It's an honor serving you in the state House of Representatives. When I was...

Feb. 24, 2017