Rep. Norma Smith's News & Media


When many of the state's private sector employers are struggling to make ends meet and keep their door open, Rep. Norma Smith has been working on legislation to address regulatory reforms...

March 4, 2011

The Air Force today awarded a $3.5 billion initial contract to Boeing for the production of 18 next-generation aerial refueling tankers. That is a down payment on a contract worth about...

Feb. 24, 2011

Sixteen-year-old Annalies Schuster traveled to Olympia to page in the House of Representatives Feb. 14-18. She was sponsored by her 10th District Representative Norma Smith. Schuster is a home-schooled 10th grader...

Feb. 18, 2011

The House of Representatives voted unanimously today to pass a bill that would allow Skagit Valley Hospital to continue operating under its cooperative agreements. House Bill 1274, sponsored by Rep. Norma...

Feb. 14, 2011

The House of Representatives today approved a bill that would make reductions of $340 million for the current fiscal years' budget. The approved legislation would still leave a $260 million shortfall...

Jan. 24, 2011

In a continued effort to fast-forward economic recovery in Washington state, Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, introduced three bills aimed at improving our business climate in order to create jobs and help...

Jan. 14, 2011

Gov. Christine Gregoire on Thursday proposed removing Washington State Ferries from the Department of Transportation and placing it under the oversight and administration of a new regional taxing authority. The ferry...

Jan. 7, 2011

A 2011-13 transportation budget proposed today by Gov. Chris Gregoire would increase ferry fares by 10 percent next year, followed by a 2.5 percent increase in 2012. In addition to the...

Dec. 15, 2010

After another dismal state revenue forecast in November, the governor called lawmakers back to Olympia today for a special session to begin the process of addressing the current $1.1 billion budget...

Dec. 11, 2010

After a longer-than-expected legislative session, Rep. Norma Smith will host a post-session telephone town hall meeting on Tuesday, May 18 for 10th Legislative District residents. The call will be an opportunity...

May 6, 2010