Rep. Keith Goehner's Email Updates


I hope this email update finds you well and safe. This remains a difficult time for many, as businesses, schools, colleges and churches remain closed. As the governor's “Stay Home, Stay...

May 6, 2020

Since the Legislature adjourned on March 12, the news has been dominated by COVID-19 (coronavirus). While we are not in session, I still represent you year-round. We are hearing from many...

March 26, 2020

The Legislature adjourned the 60-day short session Sine Die on Thursday, March 12. We were able to appropriate some money to assist with the coronavirus crisis before we adjourned. In this...

March 18, 2020

A reminder, this Thursday, Feb. 27, Rep. Mike Steele and I will be hosting a telephone town hall. During the event, we will provide an update on the 2020 legislative session...

Feb. 26, 2020

We are over halfway through the 2020 legislative session. We have passed our policy and fiscal committee cutoff dates – meaning House bills not making it out of their respective committees...

Feb. 14, 2020

Monday, (Jan. 27) put us at a quarter of the way through the legislative session. In 15 days we have seen almost 1600 bills introduced – 863 in the House. Keep...

Jan. 30, 2020

The 2020 legislative session is underway and the first week went by quickly. Many bills have already been introduced and committee work is in full swing. Survey As the session gets...

Jan. 21, 2020

This will be the last email update I will be sending before the Legislature convenes. Legislators will be under election year restrictions from Dec. 1 until Jan. 13, the first day...

Nov. 27, 2019

I hope you will have time to join me for coffee in Twisp on Oct. 1. I have heard from many of you during the interim, and as we get closer...

Sept. 26, 2019

While the Legislature has been adjourned since April 28, there are many important state government and legislative-related issues making headlines this interim. A possible income tax in Washington state and a...

Aug. 29, 2019