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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

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

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

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

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

42nd District issue a statement in response to the announcement from Alcoa, Inc., that it will idle aluminum smelters in Wenatchee and Ferndale.

Nov. 3, 2015