Rep. Carolyn Eslick's Email Updates


Dear Friends and Neighbors, With the Thanksgiving holiday only days away, I'd like to start this update by wishing you and yours a wonderful holiday. For many of us, the holiday...

Nov. 24, 2021

You are invited to take part in a virtual town hall hosted by the Tax Structure Work Group taking place Wednesday, Oct. 6. There are two meeting times offered, one at 2:30 p.m....

Oct. 5, 2021

To qualify for the long-term care benefit, wage-earners must pay the new tax on a minimum of 500 hours per year for at least 10 years without a break of five...

Aug. 6, 2021

The latest tax news includes a new long-term care payroll tax on W2 income. Approved by the state in 2019, a publicly funded, long-term care benefit bill — House Bill 1087...

Aug. 6, 2021

As Washington state continues to grapple with the economic uncertainty created by the pandemic, it’s more important than ever that we help employees and job providers recover. The crisis took a...

July 14, 2021

In late April, at the close of 2021 legislative session, lawmakers approved funding to establish a new base level for Medicaid nursing home rates in 2022, along with an additional allocation...

June 17, 2021

You're invited to a 39th District virtual town hall meeting on Thursday, June 24 from 6 to 7 p.m. I'll be sharing an update on the recent 2021 legislative session, answering...

June 17, 2021

For all the constituents who contacted me, or took part in the legislative process: thank you. I recognize this virtual session wasn't easy on you either. The silver lining is that...

May 17, 2021

The 2021 legislative session will go down in history as one of the most unique. With all but a handful of lawmakers working from home or in some type of satellite...

May 10, 2021

In the aftermath of the global pandemic, we must find ways to ease the onerous burdens businesses are facing, including significant unemployment tax increases. Now is not the time to increase...

March 30, 2021