Email Updates

It’s hard to believe we are already approaching the end of 2019. The Legislature will be entering the 2020 legislative session in just three months, on Jan. 13, 2020. Because it...

Oct. 18, 2019

Last month, I headed back to Olympia for two days of meetings with my fellow lawmakers in the three committees I serve on: Appropriations, Consumer Protection and Business, and Labor and...

Oct. 17, 2019

In his first Inaugural Address on Jan. 20, 1981, President Ronald Reagan noted that growth of government jeopardizes what we as Americans hold to be most precious — our freedoms. “We...

Oct. 17, 2019

Another legislative year has passed and it truly was an honor serving all of you here in the 39th Legislative District! But, I’ll be honest, it was a rough year. Democrats...

Oct. 15, 2019

Last month, lawmakers convened in Olympia for Committee Assembly days. During these two days, committees met to discuss critical issues facing our state as well as policy ideas for the upcoming...

Oct. 10, 2019

As you may have heard, the state Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) is fining the City of Pullman for the fire department’s rescue of several citizens during the April floods....

Oct. 10, 2019

In my last email update, I discussed two very controversial tax proposals that may come before the Legislature during the 2020 session, which begins Jan. 13. I also gave readers the...

Oct. 8, 2019

Children are back in school. The weather has more of a chill. Nightfall is earlier. And the leaves are changing color. I hope you had an enjoyable summer. Mine was perfectly...

Oct. 3, 2019

Can you believe it’s already fall? Time sure does fly. Since the final gavel closed the 2019 session, I’ve been home, hard at work for you. I’ve spent the summer traveling...

Oct. 3, 2019

Please join me tonight, Wednesday, October 2 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Airway Heights Recreation Center at 11405 W Deno Rd. in Airway Heights, for our public safety and...

Oct. 2, 2019