Published on March 8, 2018

OLYMPIA — The Legislature adjourned today after passing a balanced budget plan that will provide property tax relief while leaving a healthy reserve fund for future emergencies such as wildfires or unexpected economic downturns. Closer to home, a proviso in… READ MORE

Published on March 8, 2018

OLYMPIA — Help is on the way for rural hospitals, especially two sole community hospitals that are the foundation of health care for residents in Clallam County and Grays Harbor County. “Every family needs access to health care, and that… READ MORE

Published on March 6, 2018

OLYMPIA—This afternoon the House of Representatives passed SB 6095, the 2018 Supplemental Capital Budget on a 96-2 vote. The Supplemental Capital Budget makes corrections and adjustments to the Biennial Capital Budget, which was approved and signed into law in January…. READ MORE

Published on March 3, 2018

Dear friends and neighbors, As you know, last week I voted in support of SB 6617, aimed at taking first steps toward government transparency in the Legislature for the first time in decades. The bill included opening correspondence with lobbyists… READ MORE

Published on February 16, 2018

Video Update: Officer Matthew E. Schlimme The House passed House Joint Memorial 4011 earlier this week on a unanimous vote. I introduced this memorial to petition the federal government, which is currently building a new fleet of Coast Guard cutters,… READ MORE

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