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The new coronavirus has changed all our lives in ways we never imagined. Me, my friends and family, my neighbors – we're all ready for this to be over. But we...

May 8, 2020

I have over 5,000 emails in my inbox from parents, teachers and school officials around the state asking me to fight against the Democrat comprehensive sex education bill (Senate Bill 5395)....

March 5, 2020

Democrats in the state House passed legislation this week that will increase the price of gas by at least 57 cents per gallon and diesel by 63 cents. Their low-carbon fuel...

Jan. 31, 2020

The 2020 legislative session has begun. While this is a short, 60-day session I expect there will be plenty of bills – both good and bad – to interest residents in...

Jan. 20, 2020

I want to thank all of you who were able to participate in our telephone town hall recently. Despite the near end-of-the-world “Snowpocalype” that hit Olympia (or is it Snowmageddon?), we...

Feb. 27, 2019

Part of my job as your legislator is to continually educate my colleagues around the state – especially the West side of the state – about the issues, challenges, priorities and...

Jan. 31, 2019

I'm back in Olympia for the start of the 2019 session. I want to thank you for placing your trust in me as I work to bring our priorities, issues and...

Jan. 18, 2019

Just a quick reminder to join myself and Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber and Sen. Shelly Short for our 7th District telephone town hall this Thursday, Feb. 23 from 6-7pm.  To participate, call (509) 724-2970....

Feb. 21, 2017

We said goodbye this week to former state Sen. Brian Dansel as he took a job with the Trump Administration. A big thank you to the 7th District PCOs and county...

Feb. 2, 2017

Well, folks, it's that time of year again. Olympia is calling and there's work to be done. I want to sincerely thank you for allowing me to serve as your state...

Dec. 23, 2016