Email Updates

This has been a sad week for taxpayers in Washington. Despite our best efforts to fight to protect the will of the people, this past Wednesday, the governor signed Senate Bill...

Feb. 28, 2010

Today marks day 47 of the 60-day 2010 legislative session. Next week, we head to the House floor to debate and vote on legislation, where we will spend the majority of...

Feb. 28, 2010

Many counties in our state have double-digit unemployment. When I talk to people from our district, the number one thing on their minds is jobs. We all want to get Washington...

Feb. 26, 2010

Yesterday, Majority House Democrats unveiled their 2010 supplemental operating budget that includes more than $857 million in new tax increases. Simply put, government spending is out of control.

Feb. 24, 2010

Tomorrow, Rep. David Taylor and I will be holding a telephone town hall. We’ll be using a new technology to reach out to you in the 15th District. With more than...

Feb. 24, 2010

*JOIN ME AND REP. LARRY CROUSE TOMORROW EVENING AT 6:50 P.M. FOR A TELEPHONE TOWN HALL MEETING. DETAILS ARE BELOW.*   I have been fighting hard to uphold the will of...

Feb. 22, 2010

I hope you’re having a great Friday afternoon. The sun is out over here in Olympia today, but in more ways than one, we’ve had a dark cloud hanging over the...

Feb. 19, 2010

This week, the House of Representatives voted 51-47 to pass legislation (Senate Bill 6130) overturning the voter-approved Taxpayer Protection Act (Initiative 960) which required a two-thirds vote in the Legislature to...

Feb. 19, 2010

We are now on day 40 of the 60-day legislative session. Below are a few issue updates from week six of the legislative session, and a brief overview of the governor’s...

Feb. 19, 2010

Several days ago, I had a conversation with a small business owner who has done everything possible to avoid layoffs. Between the increases in workers’ compensation insurance premiums and unemployment insurance...

Feb. 19, 2010