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I have about a week left in my term. I urge you to contact me if you need any assistance navigating state government or have any questions. I am still helping...

Jan. 6, 2021

Key facts: The Economic and Revenue Forecast Council (ERFC) released its state revenue forecast Wednesday, Feb. 19. Compared to the November forecast, revenue for 2019-21 increased by $606 million and for...

Feb. 26, 2020

On Tuesday, the Washington State House of Representatives unanimously passed a measure to keep drunk drivers off the road by preventing them from accessing their cars shortly after they have been...

Feb. 19, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 8, I along with local elected leaders and emergency management officials held a meeting at Nooksack High School to provide information and assistance for those impacted by the...

Feb. 19, 2020

Rep. Luanne Van Werven, R-Lynden, will be holding a town hall meeting Saturday, Feb. 22 at Meridian High School, in the cafeteria. At the community meeting, attendees can ask questions, and Rep. Van...

Feb. 11, 2020

The House Public Safety Committee has passed legislation that would help keep drunk drivers from accessing their cars shortly after they have been cited for DUI. House Bill 2483, or Hailey’s...

Feb. 11, 2020

It has been a busy first few weeks of the legislative session. In this email update I touch on a couple of concerning issues that have come up recently – limiting...

Jan. 31, 2020

Rep. Luanne Van Werven, R-Lynden, talks about the negative impact the low-carbon fuel standard will have on jobs, labor and industry in Whatcom County and rural areas.

Jan. 30, 2020

Rep. Luanne Van Werven joined Republican senators in a news conference on Tuesday, Jan. 28 to discuss legislation (House Bill 2741/Senate Bill 6509) that would increase hatchery production on Puget Sound....

Jan. 30, 2020

On Wednesday, the Washington State House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 1702, a measure that would let community and technical college students know whether “low cost” materials are available for...

Jan. 23, 2020