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The Legislature has passed the 2011-13 state operating budget. The bill passed on a 54–42 vote in the House of Representatives. Rep. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, voted “no” and issued the following...

May 26, 2011

Rep. Vincent Buys had two bills he prime-sponsored signed into law by the governor today. House Bill 1467 modifies the definition of a “well” under the Water Well Construction Act (WWCA)....

April 29, 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

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

Rep. Vincent Buys saw his first prime-sponsored bill, which would clarify the definition of a “well,” pass out of the Washington State House of Representatives on a 97-0 vote today. House...

Feb. 26, 2011

Rep. Vincent Buys has introduced legislation to provide some much-needed clarification of what constitutes a “well” to prevent the agricultural community from having to contend with more state regulation. Buys, R-Lynden,...

Jan. 28, 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