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Dear Friends and Neighbors, This will be my last email update to you as your state representative. As you may be aware, I am retiring from office when my term is...

May 10, 2018

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Tomorrow is the final day of the scheduled 60-day legislative session. We've been busy working on the House floor, sometimes late into the evening. We worked Saturday to...

March 7, 2018

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Tomorrow is the halfway point of the scheduled 60-day session. It is also the second major deadline of the session, known as “fiscal committee cutoff” for house...

Feb. 5, 2018

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Good news! Thursday evening, the Legislature passed the Hirst solution and the capital construction budget.  I voted in favor of both. The following day the governor signed...

Jan. 23, 2018

Dear Friends and Neighbors, We have received notice that the Legislature could reconvene in session this Thursday, July 20, the final day of the third legislative session, to complete business on two items: a...

July 18, 2017

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Due to a stalemate over tax increases and K-12 education funding, budget negotiators in the House and Senate were unable to reach an agreement on the 2017-19 operating...

May 16, 2017

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Only 18 days remain of the 2017 legislative session, scheduled to end April 23. This is an important time as we work toward the most important goal...

April 5, 2017

Dear Friends and Neighbors, I wanted to take a moment to again invite you to join Rep. Bill Jenkin and me tonight for a telephone town hall meeting from 6 p.m....

March 14, 2017

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Several notable milestones have come and gone in the last week here in the state Legislature. I would like to take a few minutes to give you an update....

March 9, 2017

Dear Friends and Neighbors, We are coming to the end of the fourth week of the scheduled 105-day legislative session in Olympia. I wanted to provide this update. A new look...

Feb. 2, 2017