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In preparation for the 2020 session, lawmakers will be heading back to Olympia next week for Committee Assembly days. During these two days, committees will be meeting to receive briefings on...

Nov. 15, 2019

Although it was always likely the Democrat majority would increase spending and raise taxes this year, we didn't know what tax increases would be coming to the floor until the final...

May 17, 2019

Despite the fact we have record revenues and a $3 billion surplus, House Democrats are still looking to raise taxes by $4.2 billion over the next four years. Their $52.6 billion...

April 8, 2019

Later this evening, I'll be hosting a telephone town hall from the House Republican radio studio here at the Capitol. Please join me if you can by calling (360) 226-5415 any...

March 20, 2019

This past Friday was policy committee cutoff, the first major deadline of the 2019 session. All policy bills that did not advance out of their respective policy committees are now considered...

Feb. 26, 2019

Before I get to some of the bills I've introduced this session, I first wanted to recognize the incredible small business owners who stormed the Capitol last Monday to defend their...

Feb. 7, 2019

I am honored by the opportunity you have given me to continue serving as your state representative. The trust you have placed in me year after year means a great deal....

Jan. 23, 2019

While this is my final legislative update until December, I am here to serve you year-round. Please feel free to email or call me anytime if you would like to share...

May 11, 2018

Three of my bills received overwhelming support in the House and Senate this year, and were recently signed into law by the governor.

March 22, 2018

I’ll be hosting a live telephone town hall on Monday, March 12. During the call, I’ll provide a short recap of the 2018 legislative session, and then spend the rest of...

March 8, 2018