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Telephone Town Halls Postponed March 26, 2019 Greetings from Olympia, I am writing to let you know that, unfortunately, the telephone town hall that was planned for this coming Wednesday, March 27, will be postponed. I hope to reconnect with you soon as we are expecting some developments on the state’s two-year operating budget.... Read More...
More taxes on the horizon March 13, 2019 Greetings from Olympia, Now that we’ve passed cutoff dates, which are the deadlines for bills to be voted out of committee, we are wrapping up a week and a half voting on measures that originated in the Senate and are still “alive.” Thousands of bills are introduced... Read More...
Property Tax Relief Jan. 29, 2019 Greetings from Olympia, Rising property values have made it increasingly difficult for homeowners with limited incomes to stay in their homes. With record revenues coming to the state for the past several budget cycles, I’ve worked hard to provide property tax relief. While those efforts were unsuccessful... Read More...
Interim Update: Special Guests and Committees October 23, 2018 Greetings Friends and Neighbors, Although the Legislature is not in session, I’m keeping busy with various committees that meet during the interim to address the management of our state-run pensions, and policies around aging and disability. During this month’s meeting of the Pension Policy Committee, we held... Read More...
Interim Update: A New Ferry for our District July 23, 2018 Greetings Friends, I want to provide some insights on recent news from our nation’s Supreme Court. The court has issued several rulings that have impacts on people in our state, most notably the changes to how public-sector unions operate in what is known as the Janus decision.... Read More...
The end of the 2018 legislative session March 9, 2018 Greetings from Olympia, The Legislature has finally adjourned for the year. That means I am looking forward to spending time back in district connecting with you to discuss the work we have done. I am concerned about the state’s future. For the past five years, the Senate... Read More...
Update on Town Halls March 7, 2018 Share my E-newsletter Please be sure to subscribe to my newsletter if you have not already.. You can unsubscribe at anytime by clicking here. Feel free to share this with others that live in our district. You can forward this e-mail to them or click on the share button below.... Read More...
Only 5 days left… March 3, 2018 Share my E-newsletter Please be sure to subscribe to my newsletter if you have not already.. You can unsubscribe at anytime by clicking here. Feel free to share this with others that live in our district. You can forward this e-mail to them or click on the share button below.... Read More...
Update from Olympia February 8, 2018 Share my E-newsletter Please be sure to subscribe to my newsletter if you already haven’t. Feel free to share this with others that live in our district. You can forward this e-mail to them or click on the share button below. You can also read previous editions... Read More...