Rep. Vincent Buys' Email Updates


I recently mailed a newsletter that provides a review of the last two legislative sessions. In the newsletter, you can read more about some of the successes and failures of the...

May 11, 2018

The 2018 legislative session came to a close yesterday. This session had its share of highs and lows, but the good news is we adjourned on time, and accomplished much of...

March 9, 2018

In a little more than a week, the Legislature is scheduled to adjourn the 2018 legislative session. As we take care of the last few to-do items and continue debate on...

Feb. 28, 2018

You're invited to join Sen. Doug Ericksen, Rep. Luanne Van Werven and I for a town hall meeting in Blaine this Saturday, Feb. 17, from 2-4 p.m. During the two-hour event,...

Feb. 12, 2018

I wanted to remind you of a community event happening tonight from 6 to 7 p.m. Sen. Doug Ericksen, Rep. Luanne Van Werven and I will be hosting a telephone town hall, during...

Feb. 5, 2018

Sen. Doug Ericksen, Rep. Luanne Van Werven and I will be hosting a telephone town hall Monday, Feb. 5 from 6 to 7 p.m. During legislative sessions, we understand that it...

Feb. 2, 2018

The 2018 legislative session is officially underway. This year, lawmakers will be in Olympia for 60 days and are tasked with doing supplemental work on our state budgets. This means making...

Jan. 25, 2018

We're a little more than a month away from the start of the 2018 legislative session. As the holidays approach and many of you begin to spend more time with family...

Nov. 30, 2017

This week, the Legislature adjourned it's first special session and began a second, 30-day special session. The reason for overtime remains to be lack of an agreement over a new, two-year...

May 26, 2017

Lawmakers kick off the first special session after the 2017 legislative session ends without a budget deal. Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, explains how special session works, where budget negotiations are now,...

April 24, 2017