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'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

The Washington State House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation today that will protect homeowners from onerous interest rates and penalties, helping keep more property tax payers from foreclosure. Rep. Mike Volz,...

March 5, 2021

Former U.S. Attorney for Eastern Washington, James McDevitt, has been appointed to the Spokane County Redistricting Committee by the Washington State House Republican Caucus. The appointment, officially announced today in a...

March 2, 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

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

The Washington State House of Representatives will implement its first ever pilot program for remote testimony during certain public hearings. Rep. Mike Volz, R-Spokane, applauded the decision and encouraged eastern Washington...

Jan. 13, 2020

On Monday, Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law a bill sponsored by Rep. Mike Volz to allow county treasurers throughout the state to enter into contracts with one another. House Bill...

April 9, 2019