Local Government

We asked, you answered! Legislative poll results Dear Neighbor, I recently sent out a mailer with Representatives Chambers and Jacobsen and asked for your feedback on what the legislature’s top priorities should be in 2022. Today I wanted to share the results of that poll and talk about legislation regarding the top three answers.   Emergency powers... 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...
A call for a regionalized restart to get Washington moving I hope this letter finds you well. The governor held another press conference this afternoon regarding the reopening of our state. During this conference, the governor said he will extend the stay-at-home order through May 31 to continue the social distancing strategy against the new coronavirus pandemic. The governor also... Read More...