25th Legislative district

Legislature addresses Supreme Court ruling on drug possession Dear friends and neighbors, Through my legislative updates this year, I’ve shared information with you on a wide variety of topics being discussed in Olympia this session. From climate legislation, testifying remotely, taxes proposals and emergency powers, this legislative session has been one for the history books! Today I want... Read More...
Honoring the 2021 Daffodil Court Dear Friends and Neighbors, I wanted to share a quick update with some exciting news from last week! Not even a global pandemic could stop the Senate from taking a moment to recognize the 2021 Daffodil Court. I am thrilled to have sponsored the Senate resolution honoring the 88th Anniversary of... Read More...
It is budget season in Olympia! As we enter the home stretch of the 2021 legislative session, lawmakers’ focus will turn to one thing – budgets. In odd numbered years, the legislature is required to create and pass three budgets: the Operating budget, Transportation budget, and the Capital budget. Today I’m going share highlights of each... Read More...
We’ve made it to phase 3! Today I am happy to share some exciting updates with you! After a few weeks of uncertainty, Governor Inslee recently announced that the entire state of Washington will be eligible to open up to phase 3 beginning on Monday, March 22. So, what does phase 3 include? It means that:... Read More...
Legislative video – Capital Gains Income Tax update Check out this week’s video where I share an update on the passage of Senate Bill 5096, which is the Capital Gains Income Tax. I’ve spoken about the strategic objective of this Income tax previously and you can view it here. I’d also encourage you to voice your support for or... Read More...
Gildon sworn in as new senator for 25th District Chris Gildon, R-Puyallup, was sworn in today as the 25th Legislative District’s new state senator. Gildon has been a member of the Washington State House of Representatives since 2019 and succeeds Hans Zeiger, who was elected to the Pierce County Council. “I’m proud to continue serving the constituents of the... Read More...