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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 Legislature adjourned on March 8. It is great to be back in beautiful Whatcom County. Since being home, we have had opportunities to meet with constituents and local groups about...

May 7, 2018

Legislation sponsored by Rep. Vincent Buys that would reduce regulations for food truck owners and operators was signed into law today. House Bill 2639 would exempt food trucks from requirements to...

March 22, 2018

A bill that would exempt from public disclosure trade information related to hop grower lot information was signed by the governor today. Currently, the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) conducts...

March 22, 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

Sumi Suda, a student at Mount Baker Senior High School, served as a legislative page in the Washington State House of Representatives Feb. 26 – March 2. She was sponsored by...

March 7, 2018

Forty-second District Reps. Vincent Buys and Luanne Van Werven issued the following joint statement today about reducing the state property tax during the 2018 legislative session. “As homeowners begin to receive their property tax bills...

March 1, 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

Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, discusses legislative cutoffs, and two bills he prime sponsored during the 2018 legislative session, including a bill to help food truck owners.

Feb. 15, 2018

Today, the state House of Representatives approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Vincent Buys that would help improve food truck operations in Washington state. Right now, outdated health code regulations require...

Feb. 14, 2018