Governor’s vaccine mandates restrict our freedoms Dear Neighbor, With the governor announcing he will require all state and school employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 this fall, my office has received many emails and phone calls regarding this issue. To keep you updated, I wanted to share some information on these mandates, how he is allowed... Read More...
New mandated payroll tax coming in 2021! Dear Neighbor, I have received many calls and emails regarding the upcoming payroll tax that will be implemented next year to fund long-term care. I know many of you have questions and concerns regarding this new tax. I wanted to provide you with background information on this topic and what’s coming... Read More...
Join me for a16 LD virtual town hall on May 3 Sen. Perry Dozier, R-Waitsburg and Reps. Skylar Rude and Mark Klicker, both R-Walla Walla, are inviting 16th Legislative District community members to their virtual town hall to hear a 2021 legislative session wrap-up and provide constituents the opportunity to share opinions and ideas. What: 16 LD Town Hall When: Monday,... Read More...
In Olympia, an over-the-top budget proposal targets the middle class The following op-ed appeared in the Prosser Record-Bulletin, Dayton Chronicle and other newspapers during the week of April 5, 2021. I want to give my Democratic colleagues in the state Legislature credit. In a year when state coffers are overflowing and there is no financial emergency – still they have... Read More...