Email Updates

Each year, as summer comes to a close, students head back into the classroom. My husband is a retired teacher. He worked for over 33 years as a high school instructor....

Sept. 18, 2019

Summer is winding down, which means we’re getting closer to the Legislature reconvening for the 2020 legislative session in January. Though still a few months away, lawmakers are already beginning to...

Sept. 16, 2019

As I mentioned in my last email update, House Democrats met on July 31 to choose the next Speaker of the House. They chose Rep. Laurie Jinkins of Tacoma. She will...

Sept. 13, 2019

Lawmakers are back at the state Capitol this week for “Committee Assembly” to discuss emerging issues and plan for the next legislative session. Although our biggest task in 2020 will...

Sept. 13, 2019

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Time seems to fly by when you’re busy! It’s difficult to believe summer has ended. Since the conclusion of the 2019 session, I’ve devoted large blocks of time...

Sept. 12, 2019

The Legislature has been adjourned since the end of April but I have been hard at work on a number of issues this interim. This legislative update will give you a...

Aug. 30, 2019

While the Legislature has been adjourned since April 28, there are many important state government and legislative-related issues making headlines this interim. A possible income tax in Washington state and a...

Aug. 29, 2019

When the Legislature isn’t in session, work continues in district on the issues most important to you and your family. In this update, I’d like to share what I’ve been up...

Aug. 28, 2019

I sent the following press release out to our local media earlier today. I’m hoping you can join me for coffee next Wednesday in Lakebay. The details are below. Call my...

Aug. 23, 2019

While the 2019 legislative session is over, my work on your behalf continues. The spring and summer months have been filled with constituent meetings, tours, town halls, meetings with other state,...

Aug. 22, 2019