2022 Legislative session wrap-up Dear Neighbor, The 2022 Legislative session has now come to an end and it has certainly been an extremely busy one.  As the matter of fact, during this short 60-day session, Senators introduced 560 bills and 239 of them passed out of the chamber.  For comparison, this is almost identical... Read More...
Join us for a town hall tomorrow! Dear Neighbor, It’s been a busy week in Olympia! As legislators make their final push to pass bills before the session ends, there are many topics to update you on. That’s why I’m joining my seatmates, Reps. Kelly Chambers and Cyndy Jacobsen for a virtual town hall tomorrow night. I... Read More...
Alert! Emergency powers reform? Let your voice be heard Dear Neighbor, For almost two years now, we have been communicating about the need to bring a balance to state government and implement sensible emergency powers reforms.  Several bills were submitted this year and we are now down to just one option. SB5909 recently passed the Senate and is now... Read More...
Session midpoint: Good, Interesting and Controversial bills Dear Neighbor, It’s hard to believe that we are halfway through this year’s legislative session. While things continue to be mostly virtual, there was a recent rule change allowing more Senate members on the floor of the chamber when voting on legislation. This update comes at the point during session... Read More...
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...