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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

The deadline for passing House bills out of the House and over to the Senate came and went. While there are still a number of bad bills alive, we were able...

Feb. 24, 2012

I want to thank you all of you who had the opportunity to participate in my telephone town hall last week. We had a great discussion on many issues impacting the...

Feb. 2, 2012

I will be holding a telephone town hall this Thursday, Jan. 26 at 6:30 p.m. I have found this format is an excellent way to reach a significant amount of people...

Jan. 25, 2012

With the 2012 legislative session underway, it is important that you know I am here to serve you during the challenging session we have ahead of us. You can read my...

Jan. 11, 2012