Rep. Norma Smith's Email Updates


This week in my update, I’ve highlighted four areas: early spending adjustments, an update on legislation, ferries, transparency issues

Jan. 31, 2011

As a former school board member and president, I can personally attest to the fact that many “one size fits all” state requirements do not meet the unique needs of school...

Jan. 21, 2011

Today is the 54th day of the short 60-day 2010 legislative session. We have been spending long hours and late nights on the House floor debating legislation, as we will continue...

March 6, 2010

Today marks day 47 of the 60-day 2010 legislative session. Next week, we head to the House floor to debate and vote on legislation, where we will spend the majority of...

Feb. 28, 2010

We are now on day 40 of the 60-day legislative session. Below are a few issue updates from week six of the legislative session, and a brief overview of the governor’s...

Feb. 19, 2010

More than halfway through the legislative session, I thought I would take the opportunity this week to give a brief update on education and public safety...

Feb. 13, 2010

As we reach the halfway point in the 2010 legislative session, I’m extremely concerned with the direction majority leadership has taken thus far. Rather than doing the serious work needed to...

Feb. 6, 2010

As the third week of the 2010 Legislative Session comes to an end, I’ve already heard from hundreds of constituents on a wide range of issues. While you and I may...

Jan. 29, 2010