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Session is running full speed ahead. To date, we have seen over 1,700 bills introduced. Committee work and public hearings take the most of amount of our current time.

Feb. 10, 2019

We’ve completed week two of the 2019 legislative session. We had early floor action this week. This means we’ve already voted on bills that moved out of the respected committees and...

Jan. 28, 2019

The Legislature is off and running, and week one is in the books. During the odd numbered years, the 105-days of session start at a bit of a slower pace as...

Jan. 19, 2019

As we prepare to address the issues facing our district and state, my legislative priorities remain the same: ensuring our communities and families are safe, our children receive a quality and...

Jan. 11, 2019

I'd like to invite you to join me, and Rep. Drew Stokesbary, for a telephone town hall meeting from 6-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019.  This is an opportunity for you to...

Jan. 8, 2019

One of the most intense 60-day sessions concluded on March 8. As the minority party, we worked across the aisle with our majority party colleagues on all issues by offering reasonable,...

May 11, 2018

I'd like to invite you to join me, and Rep. Drew Stokesbary, for a telephone town hall meeting from 6-7 p.m. tonight, March 14. This is an opportunity for you to...

March 14, 2018

There have been many questions and concerns about the Legislative Public Records Act (Senate Bill 6617), and the process of which this bill was moved through the legislative process. As of...

March 1, 2018

I'm not sure if you watch the Winter Olympics or not. Our current place in this 60-day session reminds me a lot of our Olympic downhill alpine ski athletes. They get...

Feb. 19, 2018

We've passed the midway point of this short, fast-paced session. Policy cutoff was Friday, Feb. 2, meaning any policy-related bill without a fiscal impact had to move forward out of their...

Feb. 9, 2018