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Dan Kristiansen

39th District
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A message on the Oso landslide:

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DATE CHANGE: Telephone town hall moved to Monday, March 30
March 27, 2015

Our community conversation will now be Monday, March 30, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The number you call to participate remains the same: (360) 350-6256. Continue reading

DATE CHANGE: Reps. Kristiansen and Scott to host telephone town hall March 30
March 27, 2015

The event, previously scheduled for Thursday, April 2, has been moved up to Monday, March 30 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Continue reading

E-mail update: Telephone town hall on Thursday, April 2 | March 25, 2015
March 25, 2015

I will be hosting a telephone town hall with Rep. Elizabeth Scott on Thursday, April 2, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. To join the community conversation, please call (360) 350-6256. Continue reading

E-mail update: Remembering the Oso landslide | March 20, 2015
March 20, 2015

The Oso landslide also revealed amazing stories of heroism, compassion and perseverance in our communities and beyond. I witnessed many of these acts firsthand and it was truly inspiring. Continue reading

Chamber article: B&O tax reform (House Bill 2150) | March 18, 2015
March 18, 2015

One of my colleagues, Rep. Drew MacEwen of the 35th District, has put forward a bold, bipartisan bill that would update and simplify our state’s B&O tax. He believes the proposal would “make Washington’s B&O tax fairer, flatter and more flexible.” Continue reading

E-mail update: Four bills that constituents have contacted me about | March 16, 2015
March 16, 2015

It is inspiring to me to know people are engaging in the legislative process and willing to share their opinions. This exchange of ideas is important to me as I decide how to vote on bills. Continue reading

Chamber article: An update on four House bills | March 12, 2015
March 12, 2015

On January 29, I sent you an e-mail update that outlined four bills being considered in the Washington State House of Representatives that would affect the business community and our state economy. Below is an update on these four measures. Continue reading

E-mail update: I-594: popular, but flawed | March 5, 2015
March 5, 2015

I understand why the concept may sound good, but in practical application I-594 is presenting a number of problems to law-abiding gun owners and businesses in our state. Continue reading

E-mail update: Understanding the legislative calendar | February 26, 2015
February 26, 2015

With the midway point fast approaching, I thought it would be a good time to explain where we are at in the legislative process and what you can expect from your citizen Legislature in the upcoming months.
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E-mail update: K-12 education spending | February 19, 2015
February 19, 2015

Will the current make-up of the Legislature increase K-12 education funding by finally prioritizing it in the budget process, or raise taxes?

My stance has been consistent: I believe we should fund education first, as is required by our state constitution, and that new tax increases should be the absolute last resort.

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