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COVID-19: The role of the Legislature Dear neighbor, Every day, I talk to constituents who are trying to live their lives as best they can under the circumstances. Some contact me because they are having difficulty accessing unemployment insurance benefits from a state system that has been utterly overwhelmed by demand. Others are hoping to keep... Read More...
COVID-19: Opening Washington state back up for business Dear neighbor, Three weeks ago, my wife Erin gave birth to our daughter Aubrey Rose. Erin and Aubrey are healthy, and we are grateful to so many friends and neighbors who have sent notes of congratulations. Baby Aubrey is a reminder to us of God’s blessings in the midst of... Read More...
Securing free and fair elections for Washington voters By Senator Hans Zeiger and Representative Jim Walsh.   Election security is vital to the functioning of our democracy. In an age of cyber threats and attacks, we in the Legislature cannot afford to ignore the risks. In the last several years, Washington has made significant efforts to expand voter... Read More...
Letter from Olympia Dear Neighbor, The last few weeks have been very busy in Olympia with meetings and committee hearings. I am spending much of my time working on legislation to address our state’s crisis of homelessness—more on that in my latest video update. I am also working on bills to provide regulatory relief for... Read More...