Category Archives: E-News

19 Feb
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Reminder: Town Hall at 11 a.m. today

Dear friends and neighbors, With just a few weeks left in this year’s 60-day legislative session, I’m eager to provide updates and answer your questions today. I hope you will join me and Reps. Drew Hansen and Tara Simmons for ...

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11 Feb
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What’s in the new transportation package for us?

Dear friends and neighbors, There is less than a month remaining in this year’s 60-day legislative session and we’ve had some exciting developments in recent days with the introduction of a new transportation funding package called Move Ahead Washington. This ...

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27 Jan
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Legislature calls time-out on WA Cares

Dear friends and neighbors, We just wrapped up the third week of this year’s 60-day legislative session and the pace has been brisk. I want to share a brief update on a few of the key bills the Legislature is ...

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13 Jan
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The 2022 session is underway

Dear Friends and Neighbors, The 2022 Washington State Legislature gaveled in the new session this week and as we start a new year I continue to have a lot of hope for the future of our communities here on the ...

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15 Dec
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Transitions in our office

Dear Friends and Neighbors, For those of you who have worked with or been served by my office, I wanted you to know that we are undergoing staffing changes. For one, in what has been called the “end of an ...

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Washington State Capitol Building
03 Dec
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Working together to improve ferry service

Dear Friends and Neighbors, I want to thank all of the community members who attended the 23rd District Ferry Town Hall on Nov. 30. It was a productive conversation and a chance to get an update on the current disruptions ...

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16 Nov
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You’re invited: Ferry Town Halls coming up Nov. 23 & Nov. 30

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Like so many of you, I am frustrated by the delays and disruptions to the ferry service we all depend on here in Kitsap. There are many reasons for the current service cutbacks, and I am ...

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Washington State Capitol Building
28 Sep
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Get involved in redistricting & how you can help refugees

Dear friends and neighbors, Fall has arrived and the school year has started here in Kitsap. As life gets busier and we all continue to do our part to control the pandemic, I wanted to get you some timely information ...

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Washington State Capitol Building
29 Jul
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Getting ready to get back to school

Dear friends and neighbors: When the Legislature met earlier this year, one of our top priorities was addressing access to affordable, high quality childcare. It is one of the biggest issues facing families here in Kitsap and around the state. ...

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10 Jun
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Legislature invests in a strong state recovery

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Starting next month, our state will be operating under a new, two-year budget that guides spending for everything from health care to public schools. As the chair of the Senate Ways & Means Committee, I was ...

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