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This will be my final legislative update until December. However, I am here to serve you year-round, so please feel free to contact me anytime.

May 11, 2018

Late Thursday night, we finished our work and adjourned for the year. It was an intense 60-day session with some highs, but a lot more lows. One-party control of the House...

March 10, 2018

In short, 60-day sessions, one of our primary tasks is to pass supplemental operating, capital and transportation budgets. The process for passing these budgets is...

Feb. 28, 2018

I'll be hosting two town halls on Saturday. The first town hall will be at 10 a.m. in Port Orchard, and the second will be at 2 p.m. in Gig Harbor....

Feb. 14, 2018

The big news since my last update is the Legislature was finally able to send the 2017-19 capital budget to the governor's desk to be signed into law. The $4.17 billion...

Feb. 2, 2018

As the 2018 legislative session gets under way, I want you to know how grateful I am to have the opportunity to serve you in the Legislature. This is my fourth...

Jan. 17, 2018

On Tuesday, Sept. 26 from 6:30-8:30 p.m., I'll be sitting down with Rep. Sherry Appleton (D-Poulsbo) at the Norm Dicks Government Center in Bremerton (345 6th St., Ste. 500) to discuss...

Sept. 22, 2017

Dear Friends and Neighbors, I wanted to send you a quick reminder about three upcoming in-district events happening in September.

Aug. 30, 2017

In my last email update, I mentioned the possibility of the Legislature not passing a capital budget this year if a bill to fix the damage caused by the state Supreme...

Aug. 17, 2017

After 172 days of session, the Legislature finally adopted a two-year, $43.7 billion operating budget last Friday. While 48 percent of the 2015-17 operating budget was allocated for K-12 education, this...

July 7, 2017