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E-mail update: Understanding the legislative calendar | 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.
E-mail update: K-12 education spending | 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.
E-mail update: What are your thoughts on a new transportation tax package? | February 12, 2015
I would like to extend these three poll questions to you in this survey, although they are worded a little differently. Question one may look familiar, but a new category has been added. Continue reading
E-mail update: House passes supplemental operating budget | February 6, 2015
The legislation would allocate funding for costs relating to natural disasters in our state last year, including the Oso landslide and wildfires.
E-mail update: Telephone town hall this evening from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. | February 3, 2015
One last reminder that I will be hosting a telephone town hall meeting for the 39th District this evening (Tuesday, February 3) from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with Rep. Elizabeth Scott. Continue reading
Two students from Monroe serve as pages for Rep. Dan Kristiansen
Rep. Dan Kristiansen sponsored two pages in the Washington State House of Representatives last week: Morgan Sedlak and McKenna Dahlinger, both from Monroe. Continue reading
E-mail update: Survey results | January 30, 2015
There are countless examples of Washingtonians promoting ideas in our citizen Legislature. I’d like to share one local example. Continue reading
Chamber article: Please take a survey on four House bills
What are your opinions on these bills? Please share your thoughts with me in this survey. Continue reading
E-mail update: What are your legislative priorities? | January 23, 2015
I would like to know what your legislative priorities are this year. Please consider taking the time to share your views in this short survey. Continue reading
Chamber article: House bills that would affect employers
As you may know, the governor has proposed a 15 percent increase in state spending and $1.5 billion in new tax increases — including a new capital gains tax and a new carbon tax. Continue reading
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