Published on February 12, 2018

A proposal to lower property taxes Like many of you, I’m seeing my property taxes jump up this year and I’m very concerned about how that’s going to affect our community. Relying primarily on property taxes to fund schools and… READ MORE

Published on February 9, 2018

OLYMPIA – For thousands of Washingtonians with a new drone to try out, the ability to get some up close and personal footage of orca whales is tempting. But, under a bill passed out of the House this week, flying… READ MORE

Published on January 25, 2018

OLYMPIA – Washington state’s tax code unfairly burdens small businesses and for years Democrats and Republicans have proposed changes. The underlying issue is requiring a business to pay taxes on all of the money the business takes in, with no… READ MORE

Published on January 23, 2018

Capital budget approved After months of delay and negotiation and with new leadership in the state Senate, I am happy to announce that the Legislature passed the Capital Budget. That means over $1 billion in school construction across the state,… READ MORE

Published on January 19, 2018

OLYMPIA – Legislators passed the state’s capital budget last night, providing $4.3 billion in construction projects across the state, including $106 million for projects in San Juan, Skagit and Whatcom counties. Reps. Jeff Morris (D-Mt. Vernon) and Kristine Lytton (D-Anacortes)… READ MORE

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