Category Archives: E-News

20 Feb
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E-News – Capital Budget and Upcoming Town Halls

Dear friends and neighbors, As this busy week in Olympia comes to a close, I’m looking forward to seeing many of you this Saturday, Feb. 22 for the 5th Legislative District Town Halls. Rep. Bill Ramos and Rep. Lisa Callan ...

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12 Feb
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E-News – Prioritizing Education for our Students

Dear friends and neighbors, As session reaches the halfway point, I want to highlight some of the important work being done around education policy in Olympia. Education is our state’s paramount duty, so every year you can expect that legislators ...

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07 Feb
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E-News – 5th District Legislators to Host Town Halls on Feb. 22

Dear friends and neighbors, In two weeks, your lawmakers representing the 5th Legislative District will come together for a series of town hall meetings on Saturday, Feb. 22nd to speak with you in person about issues that are important to ...

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30 Jan
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E News – 2020 Session Ongoing Projects

Dear friends and neighbors, I started this week with a heavy heart as another member of our community lost their life on the stretch of highway 18 near Tiger Mountain. I extend my sympathies to the family and friends of ...

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24 Jan
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E News – 2020 Legislative Session Update

Dear friends and neighbors, With this year’s short legislative session already in full swing, I’ve been hard at work turning your feedback into policy that helps improve our communities. Here are a couple examples of bills before the Senate this ...

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16 Jan
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E News – 2020 Legislative Session

Dear friends and neighbors, As we begin the 2020 legislative session, I want to remind people that my loyalty is with the 5th District and the people I represent in Olympia — not political parties or special-interest groups. It is ...

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09 May
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E News – 2019 Session Wrap-Up

Dear friends and neighbors, In my last newsletter, I shared information about the operating, construction and transportation budgets that were passed this legislative session. This week, I wanted to give you a final update on the bills that I sponsored ...

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01 May
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E News – 2019 Budget Update

Dear friends and neighbors, We accomplished a lot during this year’s 105-day legislative session. In addition to passing a wide range of bills improving the quality of life in our communities, we finished on time and passed construction, transportation and operating ...

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19 Apr
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E News – 2019 Legislative Update

Dear friends and neighbors, We’re entering the final stretch of the legislative session, as the Senate and the House finish negotiating operating, transportation and capital construction budgets for the next two years and wrap up remaining business. I’ll be providing ...

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11 Apr
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E News – Lifting the Local Levy Lid

Dear friends and neighbors, You may have heard that teachers’ unions are criticizing me for trying to make sure that funds from local property tax levies support needed programs and services in our schools, like librarians and mental health counselors, ...

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