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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

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

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