Rep. Bob McCaslin's Email Updates


House and Senate Democrats have released their respective transportation budgets and I'm pleased there appears to be recognition of the need to preserve and maintain the roads and highways we have....

April 10, 2021

In my last update, I discussed the House Democrat plan to raise the gas tax and other transportation fees. In this update, I'm pleased to announce that the House Transportation Committee...

Feb. 24, 2021

Despite the newness and novelty of this remote session, the majority party is up to its old tricks when it comes to legislation infringing upon the Second Amendment. Constituents often ask...

Feb. 11, 2021

The 2021 legislative session began last week unlike any in state history. Legislators were in Olympia on Monday to vote on rules and some got sworn into office. All but a...

Jan. 17, 2021

With Gov. Jay Inslee set to extend parts of his “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” quarantine in the upcoming days, it's time to put things into perspective. It's estimated that around 22...

April 30, 2020

While the 2020 legislative session is over and I plan on sending out a more comprehensive issue update in the near future, I wanted to share some important information about the...

March 18, 2020

After hours of debate, and late into the night (about 2:00 a.m.), when most of Olympia's reporters had gone home, Democrats in the state House of Representatives passed a comprehensive sex...

March 5, 2020

With only a few weeks left in the 60-day session, I wanted to give you an update on some of the proposals that have died and some that are still moving...

Feb. 21, 2020

The 60-day legislative session is in full swing. These short sessions (as compared to the 105-day budget writing sessions in odd-numbered years) have a breakneck speed. Everyone is trying to get...

Jan. 22, 2020

The 2020 legislation session is just around the corner. Being your representative – your VOICE – in the state Legislature continues to be one of the highest honors of my life....

Nov. 21, 2019