Email Updates

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

We’ve been busier than usual at the state Capitol the past few days—even by legislative standards. That’s because we are quickly approaching our first deadline of the legislative session—policy cutoff. After Friday, Feb....

Feb. 19, 2019

The nanny state is one of the most disturbing trends in government. It includes the laws, regulations, and bureaucracies that seek to dictate how we live, raise our families, and even manage...

Feb. 19, 2019

We have now been in session just over one month, with 72 days remaining to finish the people’s work. Here’s an update from the Capitol. Snowstorm closes Capitol For the first...

Feb. 16, 2019

For the first time in 25 years, the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives closed the House for business this week. On Monday, all committees and floor action were cancelled...

Feb. 15, 2019