Email Updates

As a Legislature, our top priority from day one of the 2018 session was to adopt a long-term Hirst solution and pass the 2017-19 capital budget. We were able to do...

April 13, 2018

The 2018 legislative session adjourned Thursday, March 8. After a record 193-day session in 2017, I think everyone was happy to adjourn on time within our allotted 60 days this year....

April 11, 2018

The 2018 legislative session adjourned on time Thursday, March 8. After 60 days of committee hearings, meetings with stakeholders, and floor action, it was nice to return home to the beautiful 14th...

April 5, 2018

Dear Friends and Neighbors, This week, Gov. Jay Inslee is signing the last of the 300-plus bills sent to him by the Legislature during the 60-day session that ended March 8....

March 29, 2018

Dear Friends and Neighbors, The scheduled 60-day legislative session ended on March 8. For the first time since 2014, we adjourned on schedule. In this email update, I will be sharing...

March 29, 2018

A lot has happened since my last email update in early March. The biggest news, aside from the Legislature adjourning on time for the first time since 2014, was the announcement...

March 28, 2018

The 60-day legislative session end on March 8. More than 300 bills passed this year and the governor has been signing many of these measures over the last two weeks. You...

March 27, 2018

The 60-day legislative session end on March 8. More than 300 bills passed this year and the governor has been signing many of these measures over the last two weeks. You...

March 27, 2018

There were a number of accomplishments to point to, but I was concerned with the operating budget, the minimal property tax relief we provided taxpayers and I am still working on...

March 27, 2018

Dear Friends and Neighbors, The scheduled 60-day session came to an end on March 8 and on time for the first time in four years. I’d like to take a few moments...

March 26, 2018