Email Updates

As you have likely heard by now, Gov. Jay Inslee has moved Pierce County back to Phase 2 and subsequently denied Executive Bruce Dammeier’s request for more COVID vaccines. That’s puzzling...

April 16, 2021

As we near the end of session, which is scheduled to adjourn April 25, I have been intently focused on the issue of emergency powers reform. For more than a year...

April 16, 2021

We are down to the wire with 10 days remaining of the 2021 legislative session, scheduled to adjourn on April 25. I wanted to provide an update of our activities in...

April 15, 2021

We are down to our last two weeks of the 2021 legislative session. It has been challenging to carry on the work of the people remotely, but we have pressed forward...

April 15, 2021

There are less than two weeks left in the 2021 legislative session. Last week, lawmakers spent long hours debating and voting on Senate bills. We also recently passed the House proposals...

April 14, 2021

The state House of Representatives spent last week working long days voting on Senate bills. Sunday was the opposite house cutoff, meaning all bills from the opposite chamber must pass or...

April 14, 2021

I would like to invite everyone to a virtual town hall I will be hosting on Tuesday, April 13th at 6:00 p.m. You will need to register to attend this event....

April 13, 2021

After two weeks of long, late night and weekend sessions, today is the “opposite house cut off.” Bills originating in the Senate have to pass the House, and vice versa. Otherwise,...

April 11, 2021

Spring is in the air and beautiful Pacific Northwest days are ahead. That means the 2021 virtual legislative session is coming to a close. With only three weeks left, we are...

April 10, 2021

House and Senate Democrats have released their respective transportation budgets and I’m pleased there appears to be recognition of the need to preserve and maintain the roads and highways we have....

April 10, 2021