Email Updates

Dear Friends and Neighbors, You are invited to participate in a virtual town hall hosted by the Tax Structure Work Group taking place Wednesday, Sept. 29. The Tax Structure Workgroup was...

Sept. 27, 2021

In 2017, a provision was included in the state operating budget that created the Tax Structure Work Group “to identify options to make the Washington state tax code more equitable, adequate, stable...

Sept. 27, 2021

Many of you have contacted my office about your concerns with vaccine mandates. Having to choose between getting a shot or your career and the ability to feed your families is...

Sept. 27, 2021

The governor’s various proclamations and directives — including the COVID-19 vaccine mandate — have given new focus to the need for reform to the emergency powers granted to the executive branch....

Sept. 24, 2021

Since 2019, majority Democrats in the Legislature have increased taxes by more than $11.5 billion. This is despite record state tax collections the last three legislative sessions and an influx of...

Sept. 21, 2021

One issue I consistently hear about from folks in the 16th District is how unaffordable living in Washington state has become, especially when it comes to the constant rise in taxes....

Sept. 21, 2021

On Wednesday, the Washington State Tax Structure Work Group begins their virtual Tax Town Halls across the state. This is a great opportunity for you to speak up for tax relief....

Sept. 21, 2021

There is much talk at all levels of government about taxes and tax reform. I’d like to let you know of an opportunity to let your voice be heard for tax...

Sept. 21, 2021

I will be hosting a unique town hall meeting on Monday, September 20, with my seatmates – Sen. John Braun and Rep. Peter Abbarno. The event will take place outdoors, from...

Sept. 16, 2021

Wow, the summer certainly did fly by quickly! Kids are back in school, a fall chill has arrived in the air, and we’re all still dealing with the effects of COVID-19,...

Sept. 15, 2021