Rep. Norma Smith's Email Updates


We have reached a critical point of the 2020 legislative session, and it's important that I hear from the residents of the 10th District. Your voice matters on important matters before...

Feb. 18, 2020

It's hard to believe, but the 60-day legislative session is almost a third over. The pace of these “short” sessions is always fast, with a lot happening each day. I wanted...

Jan. 31, 2020

We are beginning our third week of an intense, 60-day legislative session. Later this week, I will send you an overview of many of the important issues before the Legislature this...

Jan. 27, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving Week! I hope that even with the many challenges we face in our communities, we can find time this week to reflect on our many blessings and connect with...

Nov. 27, 2019

When the Legislature isn't in session, work continues in district on the issues most important to you and your family. In this update, I'd like to share what I've been up...

Aug. 28, 2019

As with every legislative session, there were a number of successes and disappointments during the 105 days we convened at the Capitol this year. I wanted to begin this update by...

May 9, 2019

Last Friday in the House Finance Committee, the 9-4 Democrat majority voted to approve $4.5 billion in new tax increases. While a final operating budget has yet to be produced, many...

April 26, 2019

Since my last update, we've seen the introduction of the three major budgets we pass every biennium—operating, transportation and capital. The operating budget pays for the day-to-day operations of state government,...

April 10, 2019

This Saturday, Rep. Dave Paul and I will be hosting town hall meetings in Coupeville and Stanwood. During the 90-minute meetings, we'll be providing an update on the 2019 session and...

March 19, 2019

Many of you have asked me how you can best stay informed during the 2019 legislative session. First, I would encourage you to subscribe to the Capitol Buzz—a weekday summary of...

Feb. 27, 2019