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Earlier this month, the governor announced vaccination requirements for most state employees, private health care and long-term care workers. Last week, he announced further vaccination requirements for employees working in K-12, most childcare...

Aug. 26, 2021

I hope you all had a safe and happy 4th of July and are staying cool this summer. While we are not in session, I wanted to update you on a...

July 15, 2021

I want to remind you that on Thursday, May 27 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Rep. Mike Steele and I will be holding a virtual town hall meeting. I hope...

May 26, 2021

The Legislature adjourned its first-ever “virtual” legislative session on Sunday. It was a difficult session not being able to meet in person with constituents or our colleagues, or hold actual public...

April 29, 2021

There are less than two weeks left in the 2021 legislative session. Last week, lawmakers spent long hours debating and voting on Senate bills. We also recently passed the House proposals...

April 14, 2021

I want to remind you that on Tuesday (tomorrow), March 23 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Rep. Mike Steele and I will be holding a virtual town hall meeting. If...

March 22, 2021

The last couple of weeks we have spent long days debating and voting on bills on the “virtual” House floor. While most bills pass with strong, bipartisan support and little controversy,...

March 15, 2021

The 2021 legislative session has not been easy. Holding committee hearings, floor debate and even constituent meetings has had its challenges. While lawmakers are making the best of the situation, the...

Feb. 23, 2021

Last week, the governor was asked at his press conference if he would consider making changes to his “Roadmap to Recovery” plan. He said “no.” Within 24 hours, he held another...

Feb. 5, 2021

On Monday, the Legislature convened its 2021 “remote” legislative session. I shared the House plan for the session with you in my last email update. Click here in case you missed it. Legislators...

Jan. 16, 2021