Email Updates

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that many things in life are uncertain—except taxes. It seems the government always wants more of our money. Once again, the governor is pushing...

Jan. 22, 2021

Due to election-year restrictions, I was unable to send you legislative email updates throughout much of 2020. With this year's legislative session under way, I look forward to resuming my regular...

Jan. 21, 2021

The 2021 session began Jan. 11. After months of being shut out of the legislative process and Gov. Jay Inslee ruling the state through emergency proclamations since last March, we are...

Jan. 20, 2021

Our state has been reeling from the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic for almost a year now. And Gov. Jay Inslee has managed that response with little or no input from...

Jan. 20, 2021

It’s an honor to be back in the state House of Representatives serving the 31st Legislative District. Thank you for taking the time to read this email update. Throughout session, and...

Jan. 20, 2021

In my final email update last year before election-year restrictions kicked in, I wrote the following: “The governor must have a stronger sense of urgency when it comes to helping those...

Jan. 19, 2021

Our “virtual” legislative session began Monday, Jan. 11. The 105-day session will be one for the history books – as lawmakers will be conducting the people’s business over computer screens and...

Jan. 19, 2021

Now more than ever the Legislature needs to take deliberate action to help struggling businesses. Along with you, I'm closely tracking the following business-related legislative proposals:

Jan. 19, 2021

I have started my twelfth term in the Legislature. Each year is different from the last, with its own unique set of challenges. This session’s challenges will be unlike any others...

Jan. 19, 2021

The 2021 legislative session is under way. While I am pleased we are finally getting to work, I can’t help but think of how many families we could have already helped...

Jan. 19, 2021