Rep. Dave Paul congratulates Rep. Norma Smith on years of public service

OLYMPIA –On Wednesday, March 4, Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, announced her retirement from the House of Representatives. Rep. Dave Paul, D-Oak Harbor, issued a statement of congratulations on a dedicated career of public service.

“It has been an honor to work with Rep. Norma Smith. She graciously welcomed me to the House last year,” said Paul. “It has been a privilege to collaborate with Rep. Smith on a host of issues for the 10th Legislative District, including $1 million in state historic preservation grants for the Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve and protecting Washington State Ferry services.”

“Rep. Smith should be commended for the tremendous leadership she has brought to the Legislature in the areas of mental health and data privacy,” continued Paul. “She is well respected on both sides of the aisle for her hard-work, grace, and civility. I will personally miss her friendship and counsel on the House Floor.”