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The 2018 legislative session is well underway and things are moving at a frantic pace.  I want to thank those of you who have contacted my office thus far to express...

Jan. 26, 2018

Happy almost Thanksgiving! Whether you're most looking forward to the food, football or time with family, I hope you'll take a moment tomorrow to reflect on just how much there is...

Nov. 22, 2017

After the longest legislative session in state history, which required three special sessions and 193 days, the Legislature finally adjourned last Thursday. While we passed an operating budget on June 30,...

July 28, 2017

While I was hoping we would be able to finish our work on time this year, budget negotiators were unable to reach an agreement on the 2017-19 operating budget before the...

May 10, 2017

The 2015 legislative session is underway, and I couldn’t be more excited to be here in Olympia. Thank you once again for giving me the honor of representing you in the...

Jan. 22, 2015