Email Updates

The 2019 legislative session concluded right on the stroke of midnight on Sunday, April 28. Let me tell you, it was a hard-fought battle. Every member of the House Republican caucus...

May 15, 2019

The following news release was sent this morning to media across the 14th District. Rep. Corry and I would enjoy visiting with you at these meetings. Please make plans to attend,...

May 15, 2019

The 2019 legislative session ended on Sunday, April 28. As you can expect in a session when lawmakers were tasked with authorizing a new, two-year operating budget, calls for new and...

May 15, 2019

Now that the 105-day legislative session in Olympia has concluded, I’ve re-opened my district office in Pasco. It’s great to be home and back in our beautiful district. Being accessible to...

May 14, 2019

The Legislature finished its work minutes before midnight on April 28, narrowly averting a special session. That’s the good news. The bad news: There were several policies passed this year that...

May 13, 2019

Last year, after the session in my 2018 Legislative Report, I shared my concerns about the level of spending coming out of Olympia. I also had heard from many of you...

May 13, 2019

This year’s 105-day legislative session ended on a disappointing note, as the majority party approved $2 billion in tax increases in the dead of night before ultimately passing the 2019-21 operating...

May 10, 2019

Waiting until the dead of night on the final weekend of session, Democrats in the House and Senate approved $2 billion in new taxes on Washington families and then swiftly got...

May 10, 2019

After marathon sessions where we worked for as many as 21 consecutive hours on the House floor, the 105-day legislative session ended just before midnight, April 28. Most disappointing is that...

May 10, 2019

The Legislature adjourned on April 28. It was the first time since 2009 the Legislature ended the 105-day legislative session on time. There were a number of accomplishments, but I was...

May 10, 2019