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We are in the midst of a challenge unlike anything most of us have ever experienced before. The spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has wreaked havoc on people's health and financial well-being,...

March 25, 2020

When we learned the state had a $2.4 billion budget surplus, House Republicans immediately began working on proposals to provide tax relief for Washingtonians. I introduced a bill to provide a...

March 6, 2020

Yesterday, the state's economist released his latest revenue forecast. Between surging revenue collections over the past year and reduced demand for state services thanks to strong economic growth, our state now...

Feb. 20, 2020

For the sake of Washington's public college students and their families, and the taxpayers who help subsidize their education, it is imperative we increase transparency, accountability and affordability at our state's...

Feb. 7, 2020

House Republicans are fighting hard this session to ensure our state is an affordable place to live, work and raise a family. One of our top priorities is stopping the majority...

Jan. 29, 2020

The 2020 legislative session is now under way. We have just 60 days to pass a supplemental budget and tackle a number of critical issues before the Legislature adjourns on March...

Jan. 21, 2020

I hope you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I've spent a lot of time this year thinking of how to best address the growing homelessness crisis and some of...

Nov. 30, 2019

Last month, lawmakers convened in Olympia for Committee Assembly days. During these two days, committees met to discuss critical issues facing our state as well as policy ideas for the upcoming...

Oct. 10, 2019

While the legislative session has been over for a few months, I want to continue to keep our lines of communication open. I will continue to provide you news from the...

Aug. 22, 2019

The Legislature adjourned on Sunday, April 28. It was a disappointing end to the session, especially for the taxpayers of Washington state. Majority Democrats increased spending by almost 18 percent and...

June 20, 2019