• End of the year highlights! | December 21, 2023

    Dear Friends and Neighbors, As we wrap up the year and embrace the festive season, I want to take a moment to express my gratitude to each and every one… READ MORE

  • I’m thankful to represent you! | November 22, 2023

    Happy Thanksgiving! Dear friends and neighbors, Wishing you a joyful Thanksgiving filled with warmth and gratitude! 🍂 I recorded a special video message just for you—check it out here! Let’s celebrate… READ MORE

  • Assault weapons, housing, & our town hall | March 21, 2023

    Dear friends and neighbors, It’s the eleventh week of the legislative session! After a few weeks of voting on bills, we’re back in committees, considering Senate bills, and pushing to… READ MORE

  • Impacting Kids & Education Across the State | January 23, 2023

    Dear Friends and Neighbors,   It has been a busy and exciting start to our first in-person Legislative Session since 2020. I’ve been introducing bills, chairing committees, participating in press conferences,… READ MORE

  • Our work addressing the climate crisis | April 7, 2022

    Neighbors, Last year, the legislative session was a landmark year in the fight against climate change with the passage of the clean fuels program and the Climate Commitment Act. We… READ MORE

  • That’s a wrap on the 2022 session | March 16, 2022

    Neighbors, We wrapped up the 2022 Legislative Session last week by passing funding for local transportation projects, schools, housing, small businesses and much more. These investments will do great things… READ MORE

  • Welcome to the 2022 session! | January 11, 2022

    Neighbors, Happy New Year and welcome to the first week of the 2022 Legislative Session! Just like last year, we’ll be doing most of our work remotely to help keep… READ MORE

  • Transportation makes our district go round | November 24, 2021

    Dear neighbors, Earlier this month, Congress passed a bipartisan infrastructure package that has nearly $8.6 billion for highways, bridges, public transit, electric vehicle chargers, high-speed internet, clean drinking water and… READ MORE

  • The Legislature is adjourned! | May 12, 2021

    Dear Friends and Neighbors, Last month, the Legislature adjourned a historic and unprecedented remote session. Not only will it be remembered for its entirely virtual environment, but my colleagues and… READ MORE

  • Holocaust Remembrance Day Resolution | April 8, 2021

    WHEREAS, On Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, we remember the six million Jews who perished alongside millions of other innocent victims: Persons with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, Roma, and others,… READ MORE

  • Public Safety and Police Accountability | February 4, 2021

    Dear friends and neighbors, This session began under the watchful eye of National Guard soldiers, because of the threat of armed protesters in the wake of the violent insurrection in… READ MORE

  • An Update on COVID-19 Relief | January 26, 2021

    Dear friends and neighbors, We know that the pandemic and the economy are inextricably linked. While Washington has focused on saving lives by emphasizing public health, it has come at… READ MORE

  • And the Session Begins… | January 17, 2021

    Dear friends and neighbors, The 2021 legislative session began on Monday as we convened at the state capitol, in person, in order to ironically adopt rules to allow us to… READ MORE

  • End of Session Report | May 8, 2020

    Each year, I send a report to your mailbox with the details of what we accomplished during the legislative session. For those of you who didn’t receive one, please check… READ MORE

  • A Safe Start to Reopening Washington | May 6, 2020

    Dear friends and neighbors, We hope this e-newsletter finds you and your family staying safe and healthy. We want to let you know this will be our last official e-newsletter… READ MORE

  • Welcoming workplaces & hearing from you! | February 14, 2020

    Friends and neighbors, We’re over halfway through session! Which means we’re spending less and less time in committee and more time on the House floor voting on bills. This week… READ MORE

  • Access to OUR democracy | February 7, 2020

    Friends and neighbors, Last week, dozens of armed demonstrators roamed the capitol and legislative buildings with long guns and tactical gear, scaring school children, families and visitors. Access to the… READ MORE

  • Child care for all! | January 17, 2020

    Friends and neighbors, It’s my favorite time of year! The time for making laws…and history! The 2020 session begins with a new face at the House rostrum: Speaker Laurie Jinkins!… READ MORE

  • Aging with dignity and security | November 15, 2019

    Hello, Throughout this fall, I’ve been traveling across the state visiting with child care providers to learn more about the challenges of offering care and opportunities to expand. On these… READ MORE