Rep. Dan Griffey's Email Updates


Just recently, I mailed a newsletter that provides an overview of the 2017 and 2018 legislative sessions. In the newsletter, I discuss the hits and misses of the state operating budget,...

May 11, 2018

I'm sorry to inform you my telephone town hall scheduled for this Thursday, March 22, from 6-7 p.m. is canceled. Unfortunately, I've come down with pneumonia and will not be able...

March 20, 2018

On Thursday, March 8, the 2018 legislative session adjourned. It was my first experience with a true sine die, as we were able to adjourn on time without plans to reconvene...

March 16, 2018

The 2018 legislative session is underway! This year is a short session — 60 days — and we'll be tasked with making small tweaks (i.e. adjustments to caseloads and workloads, and changes due...

Jan. 24, 2018

I'm happy to share that after a record 172 days of session, the Legislature finally passed a compromise budget. The two-year, $43.7 billion budget makes a number of critical investments, but perhaps...

July 11, 2017

There are about two weeks left of the 2017 legislative session. With such a short time before we're schedule to adjourn, lawmakers are busy in both chambers getting legislation over the...

April 10, 2017

The first month of the 105-day session is over! Policy committee cutoff is just around the corner, which means you'll start to see more action on the House and Senate floors...

Feb. 7, 2017

The 2017 legislative session has begun. On Jan. 9, lawmakers descended on Olympia for the start of the 105-day session.

Jan. 21, 2017

With a month left before the 2017 legislative session begins, lawmakers are gearing up for their return to Olympia. At the beginning of the month, representatives traveled to Olympia for pre-session...

Dec. 12, 2016

After 20 days of overtime, the Legislature has finally adjourned. There were some hard-fought battles this year, many successes and a handful of failures. While I think the Legislature could have...

April 14, 2016