In the News: National Guard shows off new Vancouver location I was delighted to spend part of a recent Saturday visiting with members of the new Washington National Guard unit now based in Vancouver. I’m grateful for their service to our state and nation and welcome them to Clark County! Click on the link for the story and photos. National... Read More...
E-Newsletter: Wear pink and be aware! Hello, Friends and Neighbors! The Legislature’s annual sessions begin the second Monday of each year, and a look at the calendar shows we’re now closer to the start of the 2020 session (January 13) than to the end of this year’s session (April 28). I’ve already been working with our... Read More...
In the News: Members appointed to bridge replacement committee The Reflector, Battle Ground — Aug. 19, 2019 Oregon lawmakers appear ready to come back to the table regarding the replacement of the Interstate 5 bridge as the state now has its eight members appointed to an Oregon-Washington committee tasked with bringing a project to fruition. Click here for the... Read More...
E-Newsletter: Time to get those WA license plates Hello Friends and Neighbors, I hope you’re having a pleasant summer and have found time for some warm-weather fun! I’m keeping my promise to go easy on your e-mail inbox when the Legislature is not in session – but there are a few recent happenings that are worth mentioning. To... Read More...
Editorial: Plan to crack down on license-plate scofflaws is sound Walla Walla Union-BulletinAug. 8, 2019 Does it get under your skin when your new neighbors from out-of-state continue to drive their cars and trucks — month after month — without getting Washington state license plates? Of course it does. Sure, it’s not the crime of the century but it nevertheless... Read More...
In Our View: Following license, registration laws is civic duty The Columbian, VancouverAug. 5, 2019 The crux of the issue is this: Washington residents should register their cars in this state as a matter of civic duty. But because there always are some people looking for loopholes to avoid that duty, a new state law is designed to provide a... Read More...
In the News: Washington’s new vehicle license law allows deferral The Columbian, VancouverJuly 27, 2019 A law goes into effect Sunday intended to help address a problem that’s long plagued Southwest Washington: new residents who fail to register their out-of-state vehicles. In Washington, residents are required to obtain a driver’s license and register their vehicle within 30 days of moving... Read More...