Email Updates

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Business activity is good for cities, rural communities and the state. We need to promote and establish legislation that doesn’t impede economic growth and freedom. Businesses do...

Aug. 12, 2019

Already it is August and the summer is quickly passing by. Since the 2019 session adjourned toward the end of April, the past three months have been very busy and I’ve...

Aug. 9, 2019

I hope you are enjoying your summer. While the Legislature has been adjourned for a few months there is plenty going on related to state government. I want to give you...

July 30, 2019

While we have been out of session for a few months there is a lot happening in Whatcom County and Washington state. I wanted to give you an update on some...

July 30, 2019

Although you’d think most people would be out enjoying summer vacations, July has been a busy month for news related to legislative matters and state government. Here are some examples: The...

July 26, 2019

It has been great being back in district following the adjournment of this year’s 105-day legislative session. In late May, I hosted my seventh, eighth and ninth town halls of the...

July 25, 2019

While our state has a part-time Legislature, I conduct my job as state representative much closer to full-time. I have been very busy this interim (the time between legislative sessions), including...

July 23, 2019

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