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Sen. Doug Ericksen and Reps. Jason Overstreet and Vincent Buys are inviting their constituents to a town hall meeting on Saturday, February 18. The event will be held in the Lynden High...

Feb. 10, 2012

I am inviting you, and all 42nd District residents, participate in a telephone town hall meeting on Wednesday night, Jan. 25, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The program works much like a radio...

Jan. 24, 2012

Reps. Vincent Buys and Jason Overstreet, and Sen. Doug Ericksen, are inviting residents of the 42nd District to their telephone town hall meeting on Wednesday, January 25. The event will begin...

Jan. 21, 2012

In less than a week the 2012 regular legislative session will officially start. I’m excited to get back to Olympia and continue to fight for important changes to government. Some of...

Jan. 6, 2012

My first legislative session in Olympia could be likened to a rollercoaster – many ups and downs, with lots of twists and turns. While tough decisions and difficult negotiations drew attention...

Aug. 2, 2011

After a 105-day regular session and an additional 30-day special session, the 2011 Legislature finally adjourned last week. As I returned to the district after my first legislative session I could...

June 2, 2011

As we entered the month of May, I expected to be back in the 42nd Legislative District discussing the good and the bad of my first legislative session. However, I spent...

May 4, 2011

Residents of the 42nd Legislative District are invited to a telephone town hall meeting hosted by Reps. Jason Overstreet and Vincent Buys, and Sen. Doug Ericksen, on Monday, April 4. The...

April 1, 2011

A lot has happened in Olympia since my last e-mail update. It was announced state revenue projections have dropped again, workers’ compensation reform is being tied up in the House by...

March 30, 2011

I want to thank all of you who attended the town hall in Lynden over the weekend. We had a great turnout and a very spirited debate on some of the...

March 15, 2011