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Dear Friends and Neighbors, The Thanksgiving holiday means many things. For my family, it's always been a time for celebrating and enjoying the company of loved ones with fun, laughter and,...

Nov. 24, 2021

Before I begin this update, I'd like to mention that the U.S. Marine Corps will observe its 246th birthday in just a few short days. On Nov. 10, 2021, posts and...

Oct. 29, 2021

The last time I emailed an update, it was a wrap-up of the 2021 legislative session — which included an invitation to a Zoom town hall meeting that I co-hosted with...

Aug. 17, 2021

You're invited to a 12th District Virtual Town Hall Meeting tonight, Thursday, May 27 starting at 6 p.m. Along with my seatmate, Rep. Keith Goehner, we'll be sharing our views on...

May 27, 2021

I'd like to invite you to a 12th District Virtual Town Hall Meeting I'm hosting with Rep. Keith Goehner on Thursday, May 27. The online event will begin at 6:00 p.m....

May 20, 2021

The final gavel of the 2021 legislative session fell on Sunday, April 25. Now that the dust has begun to settle, I’d like to provide a short recap of the votes...

May 11, 2021

We’re in the homestretch of the 2021 legislative session. Lawmakers have been in virtual floor sessions throughout the day, often late into the evenings, and most weekends. During the past few...

April 7, 2021

Together with my seatmate, Rep. Keith Goehner, we'll be hosting a live virtual town hall today, Tuesday, March 23 starting at 6 p.m. We'll provide an update on this year's legislative...

March 23, 2021

Washington state budget writers received good news this week. Despite the devastating economic impact of the pandemic on individuals, families, and businesses across the state, tax collections are ahead of expectations....

March 20, 2021

Remote testimony continues to be one of the most positive aspects of our new online work environment. Although the “pilot” program began in 2020, remote testimony has taken center-stage amid the...

Feb. 1, 2021