Rep. Dan Griffey's Email Updates

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

We're now more than halfway through the legislative session. House of origin cutoff, which marks the day bills must pass out of their respective chambers to advance this year, has passed....

Feb. 19, 2016

Rep. Griffey shares his bill to eliminate the statutes of limitations on sex crimes, his work to prevent elder isolation and more in this email update.

Feb. 2, 2016

Rep. Dan Griffey gives subscribers a glimpse into the opening days of the 2016 legislative session with this email update.

Jan. 22, 2016

As your representative in the Washington State Legislature, I send occasional email updates designed to keep you informed about the issues being debated in Olympia that may impact our community and...

Nov. 25, 2015

In this email update, Rep. Dan Griffey discusses the Growth Management Act, an adult visitation bill and helping improve high school dropout rates in the 35th District.

Nov. 23, 2015

After going into triple legislative overtime that totaled 176 days, the 2015 Legislature is finally adjourned for the year. Here are some highlights on what happened in the final days of session.

July 22, 2015

As you have likely heard by now, the Legislature is currently in a 30-day special session, the 11th in the past 10 years. An agreement could not be reached on three separate budgets —...

May 5, 2015

There are six days left of session, and budget negotiations are unfortunately off to a slow start. If the negotiators from the House and Senate don't come to an agreement on an operating budget...

April 20, 2015

The Senate Republicans' budget proposal respects the hard-working citizens of our state and would fund our basic obligations without raising taxes. The House Democrats' budget, on the other hand, would raise taxes by $1.5 billion.

April 4, 2015