Rep. Paul Graves' Email Updates


This will be my final email update until December, but please feel free to contact me anytime to share your perspective, ideas, or concerns.

May 11, 2018

Coming into this year’s 60-day legislative session, an early priority was passing the 2017-19 capital budget for state construction projects. Thankfully, we were able to get that done in the first...

March 23, 2018

Tomorrow, Feb. 17, I’ll be holding three town hall meetings with my fellow East King County lawmakers, Rep. Jay Rodne and Sen. Mark Mullet. We’ll be providing updates on the session,...

Feb. 16, 2018

On Thursday, Jan. 18, the Legislature sent a Hirst water well bill and the 2017-19 capital budget to the governor’s desk to be signed into law. The compromise on Hirst means...

Jan. 29, 2018

The 60-day session kicked off on Monday, and a lot has already happened. Here’s an idea of what to expect between now and March 8.

Jan. 12, 2018

I hope you’ll consider joining me tonight for a telephone town hall meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 27, 2017

Here are 8 things to know before session starts on Jan. 8.

Nov. 17, 2017

We've passed an operating budget and it's on its way to the governor's desk. I'm thankful I was able to play a role in passing a thoughtful budget. I'm disappointed, however,...

June 30, 2017

Yesterday, the governor called lawmakers into a third special session to continue work on a 2017-19 budget. To say I’m frustrated would be an understatement. As a freshman lawmaker, I am...

June 23, 2017

Last night was a big win for us. The House passed its transportation budget, which included nearly $9 million of funding for vital transportation projects in East King County. This funding,...

April 13, 2017