Published on August 14, 2017

Dear friends and neighbors, I’ve recently returned from attending the 2017 National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Legislative Summit, which was held in Boston this year. NCSL is a bipartisan organization that has been around since 1975. Its mission is… READ MORE

Published on July 27, 2017

Dear neighbor, Our 2017-19 state operating budget invests $43.49 billion in funding schools, higher education, public health, mental health care, children & family services, and many other programs Washingtonians expect and deserve. Some would say we passed a Democratic budget… READ MORE

Published on July 13, 2017

Unless the Senate votes, $4.17 billion in construction projects won’t happen The House of Representatives passed a state capital budget on a 92-1 vote. But unless the Republican-controlled Senate acts, Washington State won’t have a construction budget this year. That… READ MORE

Published on June 30, 2017

Dear Friends & Neighbors, We are expecting to pass an agreed upon operating budget late tonight. It makes a historic investment in our K-12 system, keeps us from laying-off over 32,000 State employees and assures that Washingtonians continue to get… READ MORE

Published on June 15, 2017

Dear friends and neighbors, As most of you know, the Legislature is in the middle of a second special session to pass a new two-year budget for our state. Because control of the Legislature is divided (Republicans hold the Senate,… READ MORE

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