Email Updates

Well, it has been a very hectic and very LONG week.  With the first round of committee action behind us, most of our days (and some of our nights) are... ...

March 4, 2011

SPECIAL ALERT YOUR ACTION IS NEEDED!   I need your help.  I’ve just been made aware of proposed legislation that could have drastic consequences for animal owners in Eastern Washington. ... ...

March 4, 2011

Please accept an invitation to participate in my telephone town hall meeting Tuesday, March 8. The community conversation, which is like a call-in radio show, will begin at 6:30 p.m.... ...

March 4, 2011

Now that the Legislature is past the committee cutoff, the House is spending the majority of its time on the floor of the House, debating and voting on various proposals.... ...

March 3, 2011

Committee work for the first half of this scheduled 105-day session is finished. Hundreds of bills that survived the Legislature’s self-imposed deadlines are now heading to the House floor for... ...

March 1, 2011

Last Monday was Children’s Day here in the House. It was a great reminder about why fighting for a better future is so important. And recently, students from Rainier High School...

Feb. 28, 2011

This Wednesday will mark the halfway point of the scheduled 105-day session in Olympia. Last week, we reached our first major deadlines of the session. By last Friday, all bills... ...

Feb. 28, 2011

The 2011 Legislature’s first cutoff date of Feb. 17 is history.  And so are hundreds of bills now considered dead because they failed to win committee approval before the deadline. ... ...

Feb. 25, 2011

Thank you for allowing me to serve as your state representative in the 17th Legislative District. I am honored you have put your trust in me during this difficult time.... ...

Feb. 25, 2011

Last week, we voted on a supplemental operating budget fix, House Bill 1086, to close the books on the remainder of the fiscal year which ends June 30. Unfortunately, it... ...

Feb. 25, 2011