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We are more than one-third of the way through the 2019 legislative session. Two important deadlines are rapidly approaching: the House policy committee cutoff (Feb. 22); and the House fiscal committee...

Feb. 22, 2019

The House reached its first legislative deadline today: policy committee cutoff. This means that all policy-only bills needed to pass out of their respective House policy committees or they are no...

Feb. 22, 2019

Legislation has been introduced in Olympia to eliminate the death penalty in state law. What’s even more disturbing, there is also a proposal to eliminate the next harshest sentence for violent...

Feb. 22, 2019

Legislation has passed the state Senate to eliminate the death penalty. If you recall, Gov. Inslee issued an executive order a few years ago to stop the death penalty. In October...

Feb. 22, 2019

The 2019 legislative session began Jan. 14, and it’s been a whirlwind so far. Aside from committee meeting cancellations toward the beginning of the month due to the snowstorm, things have...

Feb. 22, 2019

Greetings from Olympia! The past few days have been exceptionally busy. Our first big deadline—policy cutoff—is here. Any bill that has not been approved by its respective policy committee by Friday,...

Feb. 22, 2019

One of the reasons I ran for public office was to give a voice to the people that didn’t have much of one when it comes to public safety policy: the...

Feb. 22, 2019

Greetings from Olympia! I work for you! That’s why your input is so valuable to my work in Olympia. Please take a few moments to fill out my legislative survey on...

Feb. 21, 2019

Greetings from Olympia! I work for you! That’s why your input is so valuable to my work in Olympia. Please take a few moments to fill out my legislative survey on...

Feb. 21, 2019

We are now nearing the end of Week Six of the scheduled 105-day legislative session. To date, 1,166 bills have been introduced in the House, 1,019 in the Senate, for a...

Feb. 19, 2019