Email Updates

The unintended consequences of police reform bills passed during the 2021 legislative session are causing law enforcement officials to sound the alarm across the state. Two measures, sponsored by the majority...

Aug. 3, 2021

I hope this email finds you and your families well! Even though the Legislature adjourned on April 25, I’m your state representative year-round. In this e-newsletter, I will give you an...

Aug. 3, 2021

Public safety remains one of my, and the House Republicans, top priorities. In this e-newsletter, I’d like to provide some input into recent police reform bills that went into effect as...

Aug. 3, 2021

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

I joined Rep. Bruce Chandler and Sen. Jim Honeyford to provide constituents of the 15th District a 2021 Session Review in this July 2021 newsletter.

July 19, 2021