COVID-19

New year, new legislative session — virtually Dear Neighbor, As we begin a new year and legislative session, I wanted to thank you for the honor of representing you in the Washington State Senate. 2020 was an extremely difficult year for all of us and the fact that you have entrusted me to be your voice in... Read More...
Dear Neighbor, This week’s newsletter will have an unfamiliar tone. It reflects my frustration with the unfortunate politicization of our current situation. I have tried hard to be supportive of the governor during this extremely difficult time and, in fact, I think many of the early steps we took as... Read More...
Wagoner concerned about releasing prisoners due to COVID-19 Sen. Keith Wagoner, R-Sedro-Woolley, issued the following statement regarding the governor’s decision to release up to 950 incarcerated individuals from the state’s correctional facilities due to risks of contracting COVID-19. “As the prime sponsor of the only legislation directly addressing inmate health care and procedures in the last legislative session,... Read More...
COVID-19: Stay Separate, Stay Safe Dear Neighbor, As we continue focusing on saving lives during the COVID-19 crisis, we also need to look to the future on how life will resume afterward. We do not want to come out of this crisis economically devastated. The key to a strong recovery is limiting the damage done... Read More...
COVID-19: information and resources to keep you healthy Dear Friends and Neighbors, Each day brings new challenges and new questions as we face a temporary new reality in the light of COVID-19. I know, the last thing you need is another voice telling you to “wash your hands”; you want meaningful information. I hope the web links throughout... Read More...