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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

As you probably know by now, the 2021 legislative session is a 'remote' one, with most staff and legislators working from home due to the coronavirus. This isn't what I want....

Jan. 28, 2021

After the election in November, Gov. Jay Inslee issued another economic shutdown of our restaurants, bars, gyms, churches and retail establishments. This original order was to be for 30 days but...

Dec. 10, 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

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

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

Lawmakers wrapped up the 2019 legislative session on Sunday, April 28. Though I'm glad we were able to adjourn on time, this session ended on a rather disappointing note. Never in...

May 6, 2019

There are less than 30 days left in the 2019 legislative session, but there are still a number of big issues left to tackle. Among these are our states three budgets...

April 1, 2019

This is a reminder that this evening (March 26) from 6-7 p.m., Sen. Jeff Holy, Rep. Jenny Graham, and I will be hosting a telephone town hall from our offices in...

March 26, 2019