Help is on the way

Dear friends and neighbors, Before the end of the 2020 session, the COVID-19 pandemic was just hitting Washington state. We voted to spend $200 million to fight the virus. But… READ MORE

COVID-19/Coronavirus Update – Pierce County

Dear friends and neighbors, We want to help pass along the information that Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department has shared with the public regarding COVID-19 or Coronavirus. First, the response to… READ MORE

An update on the novel coronavirus/COVID-19

hands lathered with soap

Dear friends and neighbors, Washington state is experiencing an increase in cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), including several deaths. It is anticipated that the virus will continue to spread…. READ MORE

Cutoff week and town hall reminder

Speaker Jinkins at podium speaking to attendees at African American Legislative Day at the capitol

Dear friends and neighbors, It’s a busy week at the state capitol! Yesterday, February 19, was “House of Origin cutoff.” That’s the final date for bills to be voted out… READ MORE

A historic first for Washington state

Speaker Jinkins is sworn in as the new Speaker of the House by Justice Mary Fairhurst with House of Reps members in background

Dear friends and neighbors, On Monday, surrounded by my family, my House colleagues from both sides of the aisle, and many dear friends and mentors, I was sworn in as… READ MORE