Rep. Norma Smith's Email Updates


On Thursday the Legislature approved the 2014 supplemental operating budget. It is called “supplemental” because it makes only minor changes to the larger budget we passed last year.

March 14, 2014

The Legislature is halfway through the 60-day session here in Olympia. We’re making progress on legislation I believe will help promote jobs and economic growth.

Feb. 13, 2014

We have a significant opportunity this session to act on the excellent work recently published by the state auditor to help our job creators. I’ve taken the recommendations of the study...

Jan. 25, 2014

I hope this update finds you and your loved ones enjoying the changing seasons and colors of fall. When the Legislature isn’t in session, my time is used to work on...

Oct. 22, 2013

It was a long, demanding 2013 legislative session. The tough budget negotiations led to truly responsible, compromise budgets. Some very positive things came out of the session, including those that benefit...

July 19, 2013

I want to provide you an update on the Skagit River Bridge situation, the special session in Olympia and give you more detail on the tax plan being proposed by the...

June 4, 2013

Just a few moments ago, my 10th District seatmates, Sen. Barbara Bailey and Rep. Dave Hayes, joined with me to send out the following statement to our local news media regarding...

May 24, 2013

The 2013 regular legislative session ended on Sunday night, April 28. Unfortunately, the Legislature will need a special session to finish its business. It is disappointing because it was truly unnecessary...

May 1, 2013

I want to thank those of you who were able to attend the town hall meetings over the weekend with Rep. Dave Hayes and myself. It was encouraging to see folks...

March 20, 2013

I want to invite you to participate in our town hall meetings tomorrow and I am also requesting you take a moment to take our one-question gas tax survey.

March 15, 2013