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...
COVID-19: information and resources to keep you healthy Dear neighbor, Like you, I have been following the daily developments of the coronavirus outbreak. I wanted to send you an update with some information that I hope you will find useful. Over the past few weeks, much has changed about the world as we know it. We know that... Read More...
Letter from Olympia Dear Neighbor, This week, the Senate passed its versions of the supplemental operating and capital budgets. I supported the capital budget proposal. This proposal includes four requests that I made for our district: $328,000 for The Farm at Franklin Pierce, an agricultural education program sponsored by the Franklin Pierce School... Read More...