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Last week, lawmakers returned to Olympia to meet in their respective committees and discuss the most pressing issues facing our state. These two days—known as Committee Assembly Days—are always critical in...

Sept. 20, 2019

From day one of this year's 105-day legislative session, House Republicans fought hard against the Democrats' harmful policy proposals. Although we were outnumbered 57-41, we won every major floor fight and...

May 17, 2019

I wanted to share my weekly video update, recorded earlier today as Democrats on the House Finance Committee were voting to approve more than $4 billion in new tax increases over...

April 19, 2019

After weeks of speculation about just how much new tax revenue House Democrats would demand from Washington taxpayers in order to fund their 2019-21 operating budget proposal, we now have an...

March 29, 2019

We reached an important session deadline last week, House of Origin cutoff. Unless deemed necessary to implement the budget, all bills that did not advance out of the chamber in which...

March 20, 2019

In my most recent video update, recorded this past Friday, I ended my remarks by urging viewers to get involved in the legislative process. However, I realize that can be a...

Feb. 27, 2019

If you want proof of how everyday Washingtonians can have a major impact when they get involved in the legislative process, look no further than what happened here at the Capitol...

Feb. 12, 2019

We are now in the second week of this 105-day legislative session. For a quick recap of week one, I encourage you to watch my video update below. I'll be recording...

Jan. 24, 2019

I wanted to provide a link to the 2018 legislative update I co-authored with my seatmate, Rep. Andrew Barkis. It will be hitting mailboxes soon, but you can read it now...

May 11, 2018

A lot has happened since my last email update in early March. The biggest news, aside from the Legislature adjourning on time for the first time since 2014, was the announcement...

March 28, 2018