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Hope’s bill to reduce gun violence becomes law
May 9, 2013

A bill sponsored by Rep. Mike Hope to help keep guns out of the hands of criminals was signed into law May 8 by Gov. Jay Inslee. House Bill 1612 would require felony gun violators to register in a statewide database twice per year with local law enforcement. It would also allow police to become more familiar with registered gun offenders. Continue reading


Hope’s bill to reduce gun violence passes Senate policy committee
April 5, 2013

House Bill 1612, to keep guns out of the hands of criminals, passed unanimously out of the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 5 p.m. April 3. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Mike Hope, passed just as time ran out for the final policy committee cutoff of 2013.

The bill would require felony gun violators to register in a statewide database twice per year with local law enforcement. It would also allow police to become more familiar with registered gun offenders. Continue reading


Two 44th District teens serve as legislative pages
March 26, 2013

Rep. Mike Hope, R-Lake Stevens, sponsored two local high school students as pages this year. Peter Condyles, 14, from Cavelero Mid High School, and Fiona West, 14, from Marysville Getchell High School, both spent a week working at the Capitol as pages for the Washington State House of Representatives. Continue reading


Hope’s bill to reduce gun violence passes the House
March 12, 2013

A bill sponsored by Rep. Mike Hope, R-Lake Stevens, that will keep guns out of the hands of criminals passed out of the House today. House Bill 1612 was voted off the floor 85 to 10 thereby making it out of the House before cut-off tomorrow, March 13. Continue reading


Rep. Mike Hope introduces legislation to help kids
February 11, 2013

Rep. Mike Hope, R-Lake Stevens, has introduced legislation that focuses on helping kids succeed. Two of these bills were heard on Wednesday, Feb. 7. One of them, House bill 1261 would allow children who are removed from their home to be temporarily be placed in short-term emergency care while their needs are assessed. Continue reading


Rep. Mike Hope chosen for House Heath Care and Wellness Committee
December 13, 2012

OLYMPIA – Rep. Mike Hope, (R-Lake Stevens), was recently chosen as assistant ranking Republican on the House Heath Care and Wellness Committee. This is a new role for Hope, a veteran police officer, but one that fits with his education and experience. Hope is a nationally certified personal trainer (NPTI-CPT) and former gym owner. He’s also certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS) and holds a Masters in Policy Studies from the University of Washington, Bothell. Continue reading


Rep. Mike Hope named Washington State APCO Legislator of the Year
June 6, 2012

This month the Washington State Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) will award Rep. Mike Hope (R-Lake Stevens) Legislator of the Year. This is the second time the award Continue reading


State Representative concerned about circumstances surrounding investigation of local child’s death
May 4, 2012

Lack of autopsy prompts legislator to consider policy changes The investigation into the death of a 7-year old Monroe boy faces road blocks due to the lack of an autopsy. Continue reading


Rep. Mike Hope legislative update: May 1, 2012
May 1, 2012

Dear Friends and Neighbors, It’s great to be back in Snohomish County after the long 2012 sessions. By now, many of you have received a short postcard that briefly discusses Continue reading


Rep. Mike Hope legislative update: April 16, 2012
April 16, 2012

Dear Friends and Neighbors, In the morning hours of April 11, the 2012 legislative sessions finally adjourned after a 60-day regular session and 31 days in special sessions.These sessions were Continue reading