Email Updates

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

Late last week, I had an opportunity to sit down and record my first video update of the session. In it, I discuss my professional background, my top legislative priorities, and...

Feb. 15, 2019

The state Capitol was effectively shut down on Monday due to the snowstorm impacting our region, which means all committee meetings in the House and Senate were cancelled. Reporters and veteran...

Feb. 13, 2019