Email Updates

I hope this letter finds you well. As we reach the midway point of the 60-day legislative session, I wanted to touch base with you on a couple issues. First, I...

Feb. 9, 2010

Today is the 31st day of session. Last week marked “bill cutoff,” or the deadline for House bills to be voted out of House committees or they are considered dead. Here’s...

Feb. 9, 2010

As we reach the halfway point in the 2010 legislative session, I’m extremely concerned with the direction majority leadership has taken thus far. Rather than doing the serious work needed to...

Feb. 6, 2010

Thanks to all who participated in my telephone town hall meeting last week.  We had great participation from citizens who were able to listen and ask questions from the comfort of...

Feb. 5, 2010

URGENT ALERT Majority party in Olympia sets the stage for tax increases   Many of you received an e-mail update earlier today from my seatmate, Rep. Jaime Herrera, on the Senate...

Feb. 4, 2010

SAVE THE DATE – 18th District Town Hall Meetings Saturday, Feb. 20th Woodland 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Woodland Church of the Nazarene, 2000 Lewis River Rd. Battle Ground 12:30...

Feb. 2, 2010

As the third week of the 2010 Legislative Session comes to an end, I’ve already heard from hundreds of constituents on a wide range of issues. While you and I may...

Jan. 29, 2010

You may have heard of the name, Alan Mulally. Today, he is the president and chief executive officer of the Ford Motor Company. Back in 2002, Mulally made a rare visit...

Jan. 29, 2010

The 60-day 2010 session began Jan. 11 and there are many opportunities for the Legislature to prepare our state for a prosperous economy in the future. This year we must pass...

Jan. 27, 2010

I’m pleased to provide our first e-mail update of the 2010 legislative session. Between now and the scheduled end of the 60-day session on March 11, I’m hoping to provide frequent...

Jan. 27, 2010