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One thing we can always count on, in good times and bad, is there will always be pressure on the state Legislature to raise taxes, and to spend every last penny...

March 14, 2018

One issue the Legislature continues to try and tackle is how to bridge the gap in our state's rural-urban divide. Tourism is an area that lacks much-needed attention and is an...

Feb. 16, 2018

It is an honor to represent you and the citizens of the 16th District here in Olympia. One of my main priorities is fiscal responsibility. In the latest revenue forecast, projected...

Jan. 26, 2018

16th District lawmakers offer a preview of the 2018 legislative session.

Jan. 12, 2018

On Aug. 8, we traveled across the 16th District from Dayton to Prosser, meeting with newspaper editors and reflecting on the successes and disappointments of this year's Legislature. It was a...

Aug. 18, 2017