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We just finished 10 days of floor action. We worked long hours, late nights, and during the weekends as we debated, amended and passed bills. The finally tally of House bills...

March 8, 2011

Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Whatcom County, Rep. Jason Overstreet, R-Blaine and Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, will hold a town hall meeting Saturday, March 12 at Lynden Middle School. The 42nd District legislators...

March 4, 2011

Last Friday we passed a supplemental budget agreement, House Bill 1086, to address the deficit in the current two-year operating budget, which runs through June 30. Unfortunately, it bears too much...

Feb. 22, 2011

Thank you for allowing me to serve as your state representative in the 42nd Legislative District. I am honored you have put your trust in me during this difficult time.

Feb. 15, 2011

Today during the opening ceremonies of the 2011 Legislature State Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, was officially sworn in to represent the citizens of the 42nd Legislative District. “The opening ceremony and...

Jan. 11, 2011

House Republicans added ten new House Republicans Jan. 10, the first day of the 2011 Legislature. The new members sworn in, with statements about starting their terms: John Ahern, 6th District (Pos....

Jan. 10, 2011