Email Updates

Why does it cost nearly twice as much in Washington to build a highway, a bridge or ferry than in other comparable states? This is a question we need to... ...

April 10, 2013

Tomorrow, April 9,  is known here at the Capitol as “fiscal cutoff.” It is the last day for committees to consider and pass bills from the opposite chamber. By tomorrow,... ...

April 9, 2013

Rep. Shelly Short’s Update from Olympia (4/5/13)

April 5, 2013

Rep. Ed Orcutt’s Update from Olympia (4/5/13)

April 5, 2013

Rep. Joe Schmick’s Update from Olympia (4/5/13)

April 5, 2013

Click to watch my video update. This week I had members of the court of the Spokane Lilac Festival visit me in Olympia. The Lilac Festival has a rich history... ...

April 5, 2013

There are 24 more days scheduled for the 2013 session. We have passed four deadlines so far and our next cutoff will be on Tuesday, April 9. By that time, Senate...

April 5, 2013

We are quickly approaching the conclusion of the 105-day session which is scheduled to end on April 28. We just passed our final policy committee cutoff date on April 3, and...

April 5, 2013

Letter from Olympia, week 12 Senate operating budget proposal - increases education funding by $1.5 billion. House Tranportation Committee introduces proposed budget. transportation budget allocates about $8.4 billion in state, federal and...

April 5, 2013

First off this week, I’d like to congratulate our local Team Mean Machine on their victory at the Autodesk Oregon regional early last month. After putting more than 2,100 hours... ...

April 4, 2013