Member Opinions

This week, the Legislature adjourned it's first special session and began a second, 30-day special session. The reason for overtime remains to be lack of an agreement over a new, two-year...

Dear Friends and Neighbors, On Tuesday morning, the Legislature completed its first 30-day special session. Unfortunately, there is still no agreement on a state operating budget. That’s why Gov. Jay Inslee...

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Next Tuesday is the final day of the first 30-day special session and the expectation is that we will be moving into a second special session beginning...

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Thank you for your letters, emails and phone calls to my office regarding our state’s paramount duty to make ample provision for the education of all children...

The governor called the Legislature into a special session on April 24, after we were unable to reach a budget agreement within the 105-day legislative session. We are in a special...

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...

Due to lack of an agreement on a new, two-year operating budget, the governor called the Legislature back for a 30-day special session on April 24. I share the feelings of...

Rep. J.T. Wilcox provides a legislative update about House Bill 1017, ST3 and the 30-day special session.

Rep. Bob McCaslin, R-Spokane Valley, provides a legislative update at the midway point of the 30-day special session.

Rep. Michelle Caldier, R-Port Orchard, provides a legislative update on the three major budgets and her bills.