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As of yesterday we are officially half way through the 105-day scheduled session. Two important deadlines have passed: House policy committee cut off on Feb. 22 and House fiscal committee cut-off...

March 9, 2013

State laws can impact your quality of life. So, you should have a voice in the creation of our laws. This is a fundamental tenet of how government should work. Unfortunately...

Feb. 28, 2013

Two bills that would benefit farmers, sponsored by Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, passed out of policy committee this week. One of the bills was a request from Buys’ local Raspberry farmers....

Feb. 22, 2013

We are now on day 33 of the scheduled 105-day session. Currently, more than 800 bills have been introduced and the pace is frenetic; however, the needs of the people back...

Feb. 16, 2013

Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, introduced a bill that would provide relief for a number of farmers in Whatcom County. These farmers have been struggling for the last 20 to 25 years...

Feb. 8, 2013

We are now on day 22 of the scheduled 105-day session. After weeks of ceremonies and work sessions, action is ramping up. I will be sending out e-mail updates, like this...

Feb. 5, 2013

OLYMPIA – Rep. Vincent Buys, R- Lynden, was recently chosen as ranking Republican on the House Government Operations and Elections Committee. Buys, who will be in his second term with the...

Dec. 14, 2012