25th Legislative district

Long Term Care payroll tax exemption form now available Dear Neighbor, You may remember receiving a newsletter and video from me earlier this summer regarding the newly created Long Term Care payroll tax. In those messages, I noted that you would be able to apply for an exemption to the tax. Beginning today, October 1, 2021, those with a qualified plan may apply... Read More...
Prison Alarm Bells! Join me tomorrow to learn more Prison alarm bells: five years of failure at the Department of Corrections and what Washington can do about it I’d like to invite you to join me and two of my colleagues tomorrow (Wednesday, September 15) at 10 a.m. as we release Prison alarm bells: five years of failure at the Department... Read More...
Legislative video – WA CARES Fund I recently shared background on the  WA Cares Fund and the payroll tax that comes along with it. Watch my video above to learn about some of the questions I’ve been receiving and what you need to know before this program is implemented! Read More...
WA Cares Fund – new payroll tax coming soon! Dear Neighbor, As Washington State reopens its doors fully again, I thought it appropriate to send a short update on the state of our economy, the job market, and the impending payroll tax for long-term care known as the Washington Cares Fund. How did Washington’s economy weather the pandemic? According... Read More...
Gildon refutes statements made at governor’s news conference Senator Chris Gildon, R-Puyallup, issued the following statement after Gov. Jay Inslee’s claims today that he shared misinformation regarding Pierce County’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution. “The facts don’t lie. The data I shared came from the Washington State Department of Health’s (DOH) website. It clearly shows that Pierce County has been... Read More...