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E-news - A COVID-19 update about the 'Stay Home, Stay Healthy' order

E-news - A COVID-19 update about the 'Stay Home, Stay Healthy' order

Friends, neighbors – On Monday evening March 23, Governor Inslee signed a two-week “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” proclamation in Washington state, similar to orders you may have heard about in other states that are also battling coronavirus outbreaks. This decision was not made lightly — it is essential to our ability to control the virus and prevent the ...

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E-news - An update on COVID-19

E-news - An update on COVID-19

Friends, neighbors— This is a time of uncertainty and worry – for all of us. Together we’re grieving the lives lost to the virus. Together we’re anxious about our own finances, and the future of our economy. Together we’re imagining how kids – and students of all ages – will bounce ...

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E-news - Session 2020: By the numbers

E-news - Session 2020: By the numbers

Friends, neighbors— As of yesterday, we’ve crossed the finish line of our 60-day legislative session – and there is *so* much to be proud of! All my colleagues at the Legislature worked together to respond to the needs of Washingtonians. We did that by expanding access to quality health care, opening doors ...

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E-news - Spotlight: All our great work for our K-12 kiddos!

E-news - Spotlight: All our great work for our K-12 kiddos!

Friends, neighbors— 
Our short 2020 legislative session is nearing its end. There is so much to be proud of – especially all the work we’ve done to give all of our kiddos every opportunity to succeed. As chair of the ...

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Update #2: Information and resource on COVID-19 in Pierce County

Update #2: Information and resource on COVID-19 in Pierce County

As you may have heard, health officials have confirmed Pierce County’s first case of COVID-19. The patient is in stable condition and is improving, and my sincere well-wishes are with him and his family and friends.  The health and safety of Washingtonians is my number one priority ...

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Update: Information and resources on COVID-19

Update: Information and resources on COVID-19

Friends, neighbors – It’s so important to me that my community (and all Washingtonians!) feel safe and healthy, *and* know that their elected officials and public health officials are working tirelessly on their behalf. Given rising concerns about COVID-19, I want to make sure you have access to all the info ...

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E-news - Special joint e-news on all things health care with Sen. Rolfes!

E-news - Special joint e-news on all things health care with Sen. Rolfes!

Friends, neighbors –   As state senators representing the Kitsap Peninsula, we wanted to take the opportunity to share news about one of your top areas of concerns: health care. We’ve both heard a lot of feedback from you – our friends and neighbors in our districts – about challenges many households ...

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E-news - Washingtonians working hand in hand

E-news - Washingtonians working hand in hand

Friends, neighbors –   I’m here to solve problems for our communities. I’m here to break through partisan gridlock. I’m here to work with and for my neighbors, colleagues, teachers, doctors, laborers, and Washingtonians across our state on our collective march toward a better future for all of us. This past week, ...

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E-news - Lights, camera, floor action

E-news - Lights, camera, floor action

Friends, neighbors— Having completed week number five of session, we’re officially more than halfway to the finish line of our 60-day short session! This week, the House and Senate were both on the floor full-time, debating bills and sending them to the other chamber to start working their way through ...

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E-news - Shout out to our youngest community members!

E-news - Shout out to our youngest community members!

Friends, neighbors— As of today, we have hit our first important deadline: policy cutoff. That means that we’ve introduced the last new bills of the 2020 session, and now we’ll begin to move the best of these bills along in the process. I’m excited that we’re going to be able ...

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