Email Updates

During the 2021 legislative session, I spoke out against – and voted against – a slew of bills brought forward by the activist Defund the Police movement. It was obvious at...

July 30, 2021

I continue to get inquiries about creating a 51st state east of the Cascade Mountains. The idea has been around for quite some time. While it hasn’t gained a lot of...

July 30, 2021

As a state lawmaker, I cannot predict the impacts of legislation we pass at the Legislature, but when I hear concerns from those impacted, I listen. Such is the case with...

July 29, 2021

Sheriffs and law enforcement officials from Eastern Washington held a press conference last week to inform the public of new legislation that will make our communities and first responders less safe....

July 26, 2021

I hope you are having a good summer and have been able to spend time with family and friends. Several important items of interest have recently happened. I’d like to take...

July 26, 2021

Several new police reform laws go into effect in the coming days. Nearly all were passed by the majority party in Olympia with no support from House or Senate Republicans. This...

July 21, 2021

This newsletter includes very important updates on tax issues and important items for you and your 17th District neighbors. Please read all the way to the end. Remember that I work...

July 19, 2021

Washington citizens will soon see less money in their monthly paychecks unless they opt-out of mandatory long-term care insurance foisted upon them by Democrats in Olympia. No, this is not hyperbole....

July 16, 2021

I hope you all had a safe and happy 4th of July and are staying cool this summer. While we are not in session, I wanted to update you on a...

July 15, 2021

I hope your summer is going well and that you’re having an opportunity to enjoy it with friends and family. I wanted to take a few minutes to provide some important...

July 14, 2021