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This week I had a special visitor, Miss Spokane 2013 Hannah Cvancara. I invited her to the Capitol because of her inspiring story; she is the first disabled winner of the...

March 29, 2013

To watch my video update, click here. Last week, the 4A state champion Mead High School Girls basketball team came to visit me in Olympia. I invited them, along with coach...

March 21, 2013

Click to watch my video update. Town Hall Event in the 6th District this Saturday I will be holding a town hall this weekend with my seatmates to provide an update...

March 13, 2013

In the world of Spokane sports this week, the Mead and St. George High School girls' basketball teams won state trophies in their divisions. I have invited both teams to Olympia...

March 8, 2013

Click here to watch my video update. Congratulations to teacher Mindy Shaw of Riverside Elementary School for winning the $10,000 grand prize in the Great American Classroom Makeover contest. Mindy plans...

March 1, 2013

The Gonzaga University and Whitworth University men's basketball teams continue to roll and are nationally ranked once again this week. The Zags are the number 3 team in the country and...

Feb. 22, 2013

I want to congratulate the University Gonzaga Bulldogs and the Whitworth Men's Basketball team for being nationally ranked in their divisions. Our District has much to be proud of as these...

Feb. 15, 2013

Click below to watch my video update: Integrity First Legislation We are moving forward on the “Integrity First” legislation I have been working on with Spokane Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich as well...

Feb. 8, 2013

Economic Minute In our current economic climate, consumer confidence is at a critical point, but what we see on the federal level are tax increases that will lower take home pay...

Feb. 1, 2013

Last week I had the privilege of giving the Republican response to Governor Inslee's inaugural address. If you haven't had a chance to watch it, you can view it here as...

Jan. 25, 2013