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I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas season with friends and family and are staying warm and safe this winter. I am once again over on the other side of the...

Jan. 25, 2017

The 2016 session and special session are over and I’m back in district.  For more information please click here to read my quick session review.  It is an honor to serve...

April 28, 2016

House Joint Resolution 4215, which I've cosponsored, would have sent to voters a constitutional amendment that would require a two-thirds majority vote of the Legislature to raise taxes

Feb. 2, 2016

We’re now into the second week of the 60-day 2016 legislative session.  While this is technically a short session, there are several key issues we’ll be dealing with over the next...

Jan. 20, 2016

As your representative in the Washington State Legislature, I send occasional email updates designed to keep you informed about the issues being debated in Olympia that may impact our community and...

Nov. 24, 2015

The Fish and Wildlife Commission recently decided to increase cougar harvest (for a period of three years) in GMU areas where there is an overlap of wolf populations. I am COMPLETELY...

July 22, 2015

We're nearing the homestretch of the 2015 legislative session. Both the House and Senate have passed their respective budget proposals (more on that below) and negotiations are ongoing.

April 14, 2015

Take my online survey - watch a video! Learn more about what's happening in your state government!

Feb. 27, 2015

The 105-day 2015 session is in full swing and I’ll be spending most of the next three months in Olympia working on your behalf.  I’m honored to serve you and represent...

Jan. 29, 2015

For the first time since 2009, the state Legislature adjourned on time (March 13) with no plans for a special session. This is a win for taxpayers around the state as...

April 11, 2014