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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

For many of us on Whidbey Island, Saturdays regularly include a trip to the transfer station, where we take our garbage and sorted recyclables. It’s often a time to say ‘hello’...

May 11, 2018

Rep. Smith provides a link to the mailer she co-authored with her seatmate, Rep. Dave Hayes, recapping the 2018 legislative session.

May 11, 2018

As a Legislature, our top priority from day one of the 2018 session was to adopt a long-term Hirst solution and pass the 2017-19 capital budget. We were able to do...

April 13, 2018

I’ll be hosting three town halls this Saturday in Freeland, Oak Harbor and Mount Vernon with my seatmate, Rep. Dave Hayes, R-Camano Island.

March 7, 2018

Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, released the following statement after Rep. Drew Hansen's House Bill 2282 was signed into law by the governor today.

March 5, 2018

Tenth District legislators Sen. Barbara Bailey, R-Oak Harbor, Rep. Norma Smith, R-Clinton, and Rep. Dave Hayes, R–Camano Island, will hold town hall meetings in Freeland, Oak Harbor and Mount Vernon on...

March 5, 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

In a unanimous vote Monday, the state House approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Norma Smith aimed at improving stewardship of recyclable materials in Washington state.

Feb. 13, 2018

In a 93-5 vote Friday, the House passed a bill to safeguard net neutrality in Washington state.

Feb. 9, 2018