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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

A bill that would exempt from public disclosure trade information related to hop grower lot information was signed by the governor today. Currently, the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) conducts...

March 22, 2018

Forty-second District Reps. Vincent Buys and Luanne Van Werven issued the following joint statement today about reducing the state property tax during the 2018 legislative session. “As homeowners begin to receive their property tax bills...

March 1, 2018

Today, the state House of Representatives approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Vincent Buys that would help improve food truck operations in Washington state. Right now, outdated health code regulations require...

Feb. 14, 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

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

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, 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

Legislators from the 42nd Legislative District, Reps. Vincent Buys and Luanne Van Werven, introduced legislation Monday to protect Washingtonians from property tax increases as a result of levy reform the Legislature passed in 2017....

Jan. 9, 2018

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