Email Updates

The Legislature adjourned on Sunday, April 28. It was a disappointing end to the session, especially for the taxpayers of Washington state. Majority Democrats increased spending by almost 18 percent and...

June 20, 2019

It’s been roughly a month since the Legislature ended the 2019 legislative session. If you’re still trying to unpack everything that happened over the course of the 105-day session, read this...

June 3, 2019

We have a lot to catch up on since my last email update. On April 28, the last day of the regular session, the Legislature passed a new two-year operating budget....

May 31, 2019

Just a quick reminder as I’d like to encourage you to attend our 17th District town hall meeting with me, Rep. Paul Harris and Sen. Lynda Wilson tomorrow morning (June 1),...

May 31, 2019

With the close of the 2019 session nearly a month ago, I’ve returned home. As with any legislative session, there were wins and losses. I am extremely disappointed the recently enacted...

May 30, 2019

The 2019 session came to an end just before midnight on Sunday, April 28. The good news is that four of my prime-sponsored bills passed the Legislature and were signed into...

May 28, 2019

On Saturday, Sen. Ann Rivers, Rep. Brandon Vick and I will be hosting town hall meetings in Camas-Washougal, Yacolt and Salmon Creek. We know many of you are concerned about what...

May 23, 2019

Just a quick reminder about our 14th District Legislative Update meetings this week in the Columbia Gorge area, Goldendale and Yakima. Rep. Chris Corry and I will provide an update of...

May 21, 2019

This year’s legislative session is over. During the three months I spent in Olympia, I worked on dozens of bills and voted on hundreds of others. My votes on each bill...

May 21, 2019

As a state representative, I take seriously my responsibility to be accessible to the public. That is why I am co-hosting a series of in-person “Legislative Update” meetings this week with...

May 21, 2019