Rep. Norma Smith's News & Media


Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, will host a 10th Legislative District telephone town hall meeting Tuesday, March 24, 7 to 8 p.m. Residents around the district are invited to participate in the...

March 19, 2009

I am very concerned with problems I’ve seen with Washington State Ferries since taking office in January 2008. Money was appropriated in 2003 to build four, 144-car ferries, but six years...

March 7, 2009

"Job number one for the Legislature right now is getting our fiscal house in order. First and foremost, we must address this year’s budget shortfall of more than $700 million."

Feb. 20, 2009

This week Rep. Norma Smith introduced two pieces of legislation that seek to strengthen penalties for driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol convictions.

Feb. 10, 2009

Reps. Norma Smith and Barbara Bailey are co-sponsoring bipartisan legislation that would direct the Washington State Ferries (WSF) to get out of the ferry-building business and instead focus on operating and...

Feb. 9, 2009

"It was extremely difficult to make these reductions today, but it was necessary to begin the process of repairing our budget to better fit the revenues the state is bringing in...

Feb. 2, 2009

Citing many complaints she heard over the past year from local businesses and farmers, Rep. Norma Smith introduced regulatory reform legislation to ensure local businesses are better protected from excessive state...

Jan. 27, 2009

After the governor's State of the State address today, Reps. Norma Smith and Barbara Bailey issued statements.

Jan. 14, 2009

Rep. Norma Smith was selected by her colleagues to serve as the lead Republican on the House Community and Economic Development and Trade Committee.

Jan. 13, 2009