2022 Legislative Session Newsletter

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An Update from the 2022 Legislative Session

Dear Friends and Neighbors, This year’s 60-day legislative session just passed the halfway mark. We passed a major deadline – house of origin cutoff, the time by which all non-budget... READ MORE

State House OK’s long-term plan to prevent and fight wildfires

OLYMPIA — In the 1990s, Washington lost 86,000 acres a year to wildfires. By 2015 the average had climbed to nearly a half million acres a year. Last year? 812,000... READ MORE

45th-district Legislative Update

As your representative in the Washington State Legislature, I send occasional email updates designed to keep you informed about the issues being debated in Olympia that may impact our community... READ MORE

E-News from Olympia

Cleaning up our own house is priority number one When the Washington state House of Representatives took its first vote this year it was to protect the legislative community from... READ MORE

E-News from Olympia

And we’re off! The 2019 Session has begun and the Legislature is full of energy. All members of the House took their oath of office on Monday and it was... READ MORE

Kirkland Rep. Larry Springer retains leadership role in Democratic House majority

OLYMPIA — Kirkland state Rep. Larry Springer will once again serve as Deputy Majority Leader in the Washington state House of Representatives during the 2019-20 term. Springer, a Kirkland Democrat,... READ MORE

Our Statement on the Public Records Act

Last week, we voted to approve Senate Bill 6617, the Legislative Public Records Act, which changed how public records would be handled in the Legislature. Unfortunately, the bill should have... READ MORE

MEDIA ADVISORY: Town hall meeting with 45th Legislative District lawmakers

Who: Sen. Manka Dhingra, Reps. Larry Springer and Roger Goodman What: Town hall meeting with 45th Legislative District constituents. When: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 17, 2018. Where: Lake Washington... READ MORE

State capital budget to pump millions into 45th-district economy

The state capital budget OK’d by the Legislature late Thursday night will pay for more than $7 million in construction and renovation projects in the 45th district, which includes Woodinville... READ MORE