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The following news release was sent to media across the 17th District. Rep. Harris, Sen. Wilson and I invite your presence and look forward to discussing the recently completed 2019 session....

May 19, 2019

The 105-day session came to a close on Sunday, April 28. In some people's view, it was not soon enough! With large Democratic majorities in both the House and Senate, there...

May 3, 2019

There's less than one month remaining of the 105-day regular session, which is scheduled to adjourn April 28. We still have plenty of unfinished business to address within a short time....

April 1, 2019

It's Day 44 and seven weeks into the scheduled 105-day regular session. Last Friday marked our first major deadline of this year's session. It was house of origin policy cutoff. Policy-only...

Feb. 26, 2019

As we continue through Day 24 of the scheduled 105-day legislative session, I wanted to take a few minutes to give you an update on my bills and emerging issues in...

Feb. 6, 2019

It is an honor to be back at the state Capitol, representing the citizens of our great 17th Legislative District! The 2019 legislative session opened Monday, Jan. 14. This year's session...

Jan. 24, 2019

Although the Legislature adjourned on March 8, I work for you throughout the year. Recently, I sent out an after-session legislative review to citizens throughout the 17th District. There is also...

May 11, 2018

The scheduled 60-day legislative session ended on March 8. For the first time since 2014, we adjourned on schedule. In this email update, I will be sharing some of the highlights...

March 29, 2018

It's that time of year again, and I'm not referring to the snowfall or the fact that March is right around the corner. In Olympia, it's practically become an annual tradition...

Feb. 26, 2018

When I came to Olympia, I made a promise to promote and sponsor legislation that brings a higher level of accountability to state government. Accountability and fiscal responsibility need to be...

Feb. 8, 2018