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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

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

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

I'm happy to bring you my first email update of the session. As plans to fund education continue to move through the legislative process, I look forward to hearing directly from...

Feb. 21, 2017

Rep. Paul Graves, R-Fall City, says education is the top issue of the 2017 legislative session.

Feb. 10, 2017