Published on March 15, 2018

Dear friends and neighbors, Exactly one week ago, the 2018 legislative session adjourned – on time! – in Olympia. It was a thrill to be with colleagues and staff on the House floor as the gavel came down on a… READ MORE

Published on March 9, 2018

OLYMPIA, Wash. — For a few weeks this year, the rarest of things seemed like it was about to occur. A state, in this case Washington, was working to pass a bill that would institute a new payroll tax to… READ MORE

Published on March 8, 2018

Dear friends and neighbors, Today is Day 60, the final day of the 2018 legislative session. The House has passed the final supplemental budget, and the Senate will do so some time today too, sending it to the governor’s desk… READ MORE

Published on March 2, 2018

SB 6617 has been vetoed. I support the veto. I want to thank all of you who reached out to me and let me know your disappointment in my vote for SB 6617. The bill opened up legislative calendars, all correspondence… READ MORE

Published on February 23, 2018

“Today the Legislature took an important first step into the sunshine with the passage of the Legislative Public Records Act. Openness and transparency in government are crucial components of democracy. While I would have preferred for the bill to travel… READ MORE

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