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Dear Friends and Neighbors, Business activity is good for cities, rural communities and the state. We need to promote and establish legislation that doesn't impede economic growth and freedom. Businesses do...

Aug. 12, 2019

With the close of the 2019 session nearly a month ago, I’ve returned home. As with any legislative session, there were wins and losses. I am extremely disappointed the recently enacted...

May 30, 2019

With the cherry trees on the Capitol Campus in full bloom, we are entering the last few days of the regularly scheduled 2019 session. With the exception of budget matters,...

April 17, 2019

With the cherry trees on the Capitol Campus in full bloom, we are entering the last few weeks of the 2019 session. Our next legislative deadline is Opposite House cutoff on...

April 10, 2019

Greetings from Olympia! For the past several days, we've been working hard debating and voting on bills on the House floor. That's because another legislative deadline is quickly approaching: house of...

March 12, 2019

For the past several days, we've been working hard debating and voting on bills on the House floor. That's because another legislative deadline is quickly approaching: house of origin cutoff.

March 11, 2019

Please take a few moments to fill out my legislative survey on some important topics being discussed and debated at the state Capitol.

Feb. 21, 2019

We've been busier than usual at the state Capitol the past few days—even by legislative standards. That's because we are quickly approaching our first deadline of the legislative session—policy cutoff. After Friday, Feb....

Feb. 19, 2019

We are about to complete the third week of the 2019 legislative session. It is an honor to be back in Olympia serving our communities. I would like to start this...

Jan. 30, 2019

Dear Friends and Neighbors, It's a privilege to be back in Olympia serving you! With only a few days to go, the upcoming legislative session begins Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. I'd...

Jan. 8, 2019