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We can’t tax our way to prosperity March 14, 2019 Greetings from Olympia, We have reached a significant deadline in the legislative process, and have spent the past week and a half working late into the night voting on bills before the cutoff this past Wednesday. This means that only bills that were approved by their respective chambers... Read More...
Update from Olympia Greetings from Olympia, I hope that you are faring well after this most recent spate of winter weather. The state Legislature’s work has been slowed considerably, even seeing the cancellation of business this past Monday. We are fast approaching a deadline, so now that operations are back to normal, there... Read More...
Update from Olympia Greetings Friends and Neighbors, The first week of the 2019 legislative session has been a whirlwind. This past Monday, I was sworn-in for another 4-year term. It is an honor to continue to serve you in the state Senate. On Tuesday, the governor outlined his priorities for the legislative session.... Read More...
The Results are In Before the legislative session began, I sent out a newsletter with a survey asking for your input. Here are the results. I will be working hard to ensure our district is heard, and will be a voice for restraint when it comes to spending your tax dollars.   Read More...
What to expect in the 2019 legislative session Dec. 21, 2018 Greetings Friends, It has been awhile since connecting with you due to election-year restrictions, but those have ended and I will be sending out more regular updates. In my first newsletter, I want to take a moment to recognize the great people who call our district home.... Read More...
The Legislature adjourned, Sine Die March 12, 2018 Greetings from Olympia, The 2018 legislative session concluded on time, March 8. The short sessions are an opportunity to develop what’s referred to as a supplemental budget. The state budgets on two-year cycles, called a biennial budget, which we adopted last year and takes us through 2019. The... Read More...
Join me tonight for a telephone town hall! Reps. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, and Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, and I are holding an hour-long telephone town hall this evening, Monday, Feb. 19, at 6 p.m. The program is similar to a call-in radio show in which people may call and ask questions over the telephone. To participate, call (509) 404-3047 during the... Read More...
Update from Olympia – Feb. 14, 2018 February 14, 2018 Share my E-newsletter Due to election year restrictions, I will be limited in how I can communicate with you about what is going on in Olympia. Please be sure to subscribe to my newsletter if you already haven’t. Visit my website by clicking here and sign up to receive future... Read More...
Update from Olympia Share my E-newsletter Due to election year restrictions, I will be limited in how I can communicate with you about what is going on in Olympia. Please be sure to subscribe to my newsletter if you already haven’t. Visit my website by clicking here and sign up to receive future e-newsletters! You can also... Read More...