• Jan 21, 2018
    Women Supporting Women

    Thank you to all of the women in Eastern Washington who lift each other up and encourage each other to achieve more. To all women, from all walks of life –– Be bold. Strive to fulfill your dreams and be positive disruptors; live courageously, take risks, and be fearless and enthusiastic.

    • Jan 20, 2018
    Declining my Paycheck During Shutdown

    As long as the government is closed, I'll be declining my paycheck. Eastern Washington families and children are counting on our senators to fund children's healthcare, pay our troops, and end the #SchumerShutdown.

    • Jan 19, 2018
    Stop Government Shutdown

    Health care for 60,000 Washington children runs out at midnight.

    Stop playing politics — adopt the 6-year CHIP plan and prevent a government shutdown. I voted for the bill in the House. Now it's up to Senate Democrats to do their part.

    • Jan 18, 2018
    Voting to Renew CHIP for the Fourth Time

    I just voted to renew CHIP for the fourth time since being elected to serve Eastern Washington. 60,000 Washington state children and families are counting on CHIP for health care. This is not the time for the Senate to play political games, risk a government shutdown, and allow funding to run out on Friday night.

    • Jan 16, 2018
    My Heart Goes Out to the Hilinski Family

    My heart goes out to the Hilinski family during this difficult time.

    • Jan 15, 2018
    Reflecting on Dr. King's Legacy

    "Let no man pull you so low as to hate him." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    It was a privilege to speak in Spokane today and reflect on Dr. King's legacy. We must continue to have courageous conversations and build up our communities rather than give in to anger and fear. Today, I challenge everyone to join me in a commitment to public service and civility.

    • Jan 13, 2018
    Keith Jackson: Remembering a Sports Broadcasting Hero

    Last night we lost a sports broadcasting hero, Keith Jackson. He got his start at Washington State University after enrolling with the G.I. Bill and has since touched the lives of so many through college football.

    • Jan 12, 2018
    You Will Soon See a Change in Your Pay Check

    You will soon see a change in your pay check. According the the independent Tax Policy Center, about 80 percent of taxpayers will get a tax cut averaging $2,100 thanks to tax reform.

    • Jan 09, 2018
    Eastern Washington Benefits from Tax Reform

    I am already encouraged by the results we are seeing as a result of tax reform. Headquartered here in Eastern Washington, Inland Northwest Bank is giving its employees a bonus. Across the country, millions of Americans are benefiting from tax reform.

    • Jan 08, 2018
    Tax Relief and More Jobs Coming to Eastern Washington

    As the Spokesman notes, I was able to ensure that WSU grad students are protected, along with programs that benefit families who are struggling. This is once-in-a-lifetime tax relief for hardworking middle class families that will create jobs here in Eastern Washington.