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Gov. Jay Inslee signed House Bill 2645 into law on Thursday. The legislation, prime sponsored by Rep. Norma Smith, will change existing state solar stewardship laws to cover utility-scale panels. The...

April 3, 2020

It’s hard to believe, but the 60-day legislative session is almost a third over. The pace of these “short” sessions is always fast, with a lot happening each day. I wanted...

Jan. 31, 2020

Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, joins KSER’s Ed Bremer to discuss Republican amendments that were added to the 2019-2021 House operating budget proposal. Smith also discusses the bidding process for building new...

April 3, 2019

This Saturday, Rep. Dave Paul and I will be hosting town hall meetings in Coupeville and Stanwood. During the 90-minute meetings, we’ll be providing an update on the 2019 session and...

March 19, 2019

Rep. Norma Smith joins KSER’s Ed Bremer to discuss the first few weeks of the 2019 legislative session, the latest in her committees, a bill to move Washington state’s presidential primary...

Feb. 5, 2019

Although I will no longer be able to send out legislative email updates until December, I will continue to work on public policy development throughout the year.

May 13, 2018

Today is the 39th day of this 60-day session, and we just passed House of Origin cutoff. Any bills that were introduced in the House that did not come to the...

Feb. 15, 2018

A bill sponsored by Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, that would provide a statewide minimum privacy policy to prevent consumers' energy use from being disclosed without their permission was signed into law...

May 19, 2015

Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, today introduced legislation aimed at protecting Washington utility ratepayers from unknown and potentially significant costs related to the closure of a Montana coal plant.

April 1, 2015

A trio of consumer data privacy bills sponsored by 10th District Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, are making their way through the legislative process.

Feb. 25, 2015