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Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, joins Glenn Vaagen on the Washington Ag Network and discusses the impact of a potential carbon tax on Washington’s agriculture community, increasing funding for wildfire prevention and...

Feb. 21, 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, gives a detailed breakdown of the positions held by House Republicans and Democrats over rural water rights severely impacted by the Hirst Supreme Court decision. The ranking...

Jan. 10, 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

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

Forty-second District Reps. Vincent Buys and Luanne Van Werven issued the following joint statement today after the Legislature adjourned Thursday without passing legislation to address the state Supreme Court’s Hirst decision that jeopardizes...

July 21, 2017

Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, chats with Jenna Kochenauer on Washington Ag Network and weighs in on the Trump administration’s dismantling of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule and how...

March 1, 2017