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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

Forty-second District legislators Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, and Reps. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, and Luanne Van Werven, R-Lynden, are holding a town hall meeting Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Blaine Senior Center. At the community meeting, attendees can ask questions, and the...

Feb. 9, 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

Forty-second District Sen. Doug Ericksen and Reps. Vincent Buys and Luanne Van Werven will host a telephone town hall for constituents on Monday, Feb. 5 from 6-7 p.m. During the hour-long...

Jan. 30, 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

Landowners will finally see relief from a state Supreme Court decision that has halted rural development thanks to a bill passed by the Legislature today. Senate Bill 6091 alleviates the pressure...

Jan. 18, 2018

Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, shares five things you need to know for the 2018 legislative session, including the latest on a Hirst fix and the capital budget, the governor's carbon-tax proposal,...

Jan. 18, 2018

Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, introduced a bill Wednesday to make it easier for food trucks to operate in Washington. House Bill 2639 would allow food trucks to prepare and cook all...

Jan. 12, 2018

With much recent attention on the state Supreme Court case Whatcom County v. Western Washington Growth Management Hearings Board, often called Hirst, we would like the opportunity to express the views...

Jan. 10, 2018