2020 Session Comprehensive Report

Dear friends and neighbors,

I am grateful and proud of our community for making the effort and, in some cases, the sacrifice of following the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order as we continue weathering this pandemic. It’s working; the latest reports from the Department of Health show a marked decrease in both, confirmed cases and deaths. The governor extended the order throughout May, but he also rolled out a phased data-driven approach to minimize the risk of contagion as we open up the state so we can safely go back to our normal lives.

My seatmate, Rep. Lisa Callan, and I recently mailed a legislative review print newsletter to households across the 5th district. Click here if you did not receive it or if you’d rather read it online. While that newsletter included legislation I sponsored or co-sponsored, due to size restrictions we were unable to cover many other things accomplished in Olympia this session. In this comprehensive report you’ll find our COVID-19 response, as well as some of the bills we passed in areas that support housing, the environment, our workforce, equitable government and healthy families…