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  I taped short video updates throughout the 2011 legislative session. You can find them below broken down by topic, time and date. I hope you have an opportunity to watch...

  Below you will find my video updates from the 2011 legislative session. If you have any questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to contact me. Operating and transportation budgets (3:57)...

  Dear Friends and Neighbors, As we move to the final two weeks of the legislative session, no doubt the topic here in Olympia and around your kitchen table is about...

  Dear Friends and Neighbors, The legislative session is past the midpoint, and while we have passed many bills, we have yet to tackle the current state budget deficit of the...

Dayton lawmaker says budget, agriculture, energy are top issues to be addressed Raising his right hand, Terry Nealey today swore to uphold the Constitution and the laws of Washington and to...

Opinion editorial by Rep. Dan Kristiansen   More than 330,000 people in Washington are without jobs — the highest in 25 years. Many losses are in the housing industry. If the...

Opinion editorial by Rep. Dan Kristiansen    If you’re tempted to give a standing ovation to the state Supreme Court for its decision not to take up a test case that...

By Rep. Dan Kristiansen   One of the most basic and essential functions of government is the protection and safety of the citizens it serves. Without good public safety laws that...