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In my October 13 update, I discussed many of the issues House Republicans will be focused on during the 2022 session, which begins January 10. Not only do we need to...

Nov. 30, 2021

Tonight at 6:30 p.m., the bipartisan Tax Structure Work Group (TSWG) will be holding a virtual tax town hall for residents of several legislative districts, including the 2nd. West Region |...

Oct. 13, 2021

The 2021 legislative session came to a close this past Sunday. From day one, House Republicans worked hard to advance a Real Solutions agenda and defeat a number of harmful policy...

April 30, 2021

If there was ever a time to pass emergency powers reform, it was this week. On Monday, Gov. Jay Inslee announced Cowlitz, Pierce and Whitman counties would be rolling back to...

April 17, 2021

Things are moving very quickly both inside and outside the Legislature as we head into the final 30 days of session. Before I get to policy matters, however, I first want...

March 26, 2021

On Monday, March 22, I will be hosting a virtual town hall meeting with fellow 2nd District Rep. Andrew Barkis. During the meeting, which will start at 6 p.m., the two...

March 19, 2021

As governors around the country continue to ease or end their shutdown orders, Gov. Jay Inslee says there is no Phase 3 plan in development for our state. Meanwhile, COVID-19 cases...

March 5, 2021

On Tuesday, our leaders in the House Appropriations Committee held a press conference to unveil the 2021-23 House Republican operating budget proposal. It's a plan Reps. Drew Stokesbary, Drew MacEwen, Kelly...

Feb. 19, 2021

Since my last update, the House has passed two COVID relief bills, the Employment Security Department has continued to struggle, and we learned hackers stole the personal data of 1.4 million...

Feb. 5, 2021

The 2021 legislative session is under way. While I am pleased we are finally getting to work, I can't help but think of how many families we could have already helped...

Jan. 19, 2021