Rep. Norma Smith's Email Updates


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

When it comes to jobs and the economy the House Republican Caucus slogan is very simple, “Let’s get Washington working.” The effort to turn our economy around should be simple,...

March 6, 2013

We are more than one month into the 2013 legislative session. This year some interesting dynamics have changed the political landscape. We have a new governor, who has pledged not to...

Feb. 14, 2013

As you know, the Legislature adjourned on April 11. My end-of-session newsletter will be in mailboxes in the next week or so. I don’t often send out a hard-copy newsletter, but...

May 3, 2012