Legislative update: Budgets that put people first

This week, the House introduced all three budget proposals—operating, capital budget and transportation. As chair of the House Capital Budget Committee, I’d like to tell you a little about our... READ MORE

House construction budget invests $100 million in affordable housing

OLYMPIA—To tackle the state’s crisis in homelessness and affordable housing, House Democrats are proposing a massive $100 million investment focused on getting people off the streets and into permanent housing.... READ MORE

Legislative update: Mass timber means jobs, and guarding against the corona virus

Mass timber is reaching critical mass I’ve pushed hard for years to help create a mass timber market here in Washington state. We are in a prime position to be... READ MORE

Legislative Update: Homelessness, childcare, jobs and health care

Here’s a quick update on four major issues I’m working on during the 2020 session. Housing Homelessness was the No. 1 issue in a new statewide poll, and you can... READ MORE