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This 60-day legislative session began Jan. 11, and is scheduled to end March 10. This is a "supplemental budget year," which means our task is making minor adjustments to the budgets...

Feb. 4, 2016

Two of Rep. Norma Smith's priority bills have been approved by state House committees and await a possible vote on the House floor.

Feb. 19, 2015

Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, delivered the Republican response to Gov. Jay Inslee's State of the State speech in Olympia today. Touching on education, transportation, the environment and jobs for the middle...

Jan. 14, 2015

Landmark legislation that will address the problem of derelict vessels that threaten the environment was signed into law today. Rep. Norma Smith, who played a leading role in drafting the bill,...

April 2, 2014

Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, released this statement today after the recommendations of the Ocean Acidification Blue Ribbon Panel were made public. Smith supported the work of the panel, but did so...

Nov. 28, 2012