Rep. Luanne Van Werven's News & Media


A measure sponsored by Rep. Luanne Van Werven that will require release of sensitive fish and wildlife data to be subject to a confidentiality agreement was recently signed by the governor....

This week, the Washington State House of Representatives approved legislation modifying the procedures for determining certain aspects of the legal parent-child relationship, known as the Washington Uniform Parentage Act. The bill...

Forty-second District Reps. Vincent Buys and Luanne Van Werven issued the following joint statement today about reducing the state property tax during the 2018 legislative session. “As homeowners begin to receive...

Rep. Van Werven identifies and discusses tools to keep our schools safe, such as: enforcing existing gun laws, strengthening back ground checks, providing accessible resource officers, mental health professionals and counselors,...

Forty-second District legislators Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, and Reps. Vincent Buys, R-Lynden, and Luanne Van Werven, R-Lynden, are holding a town hall meeting Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Blaine Senior Center. At the community meeting, attendees...

Madeline Swaney, a student at Lynden High School, spent the week of Jan. 28 – Feb. 2 in Olympia serving as a page in the Washington State House of Representatives. She was...

Rep. Luanne Van Werven talks about the impacts of the tax legislation before the Legislature this session. She also introduces Page Madeline Swaney.

Forty-second District Sen. Doug Ericksen and Reps. Vincent Buys and Luanne Van Werven will host a telephone town hall for constituents on Monday, Feb. 5 from 6-7 p.m. During the hour-long community conversation, the lawmakers will answer...

Rep. Van Werven discusses the Hirst fix, capital budget and what it means for Whatcom County. She also discusses other legislation she is working on and her Rules Committee appointment.

Thursday night, the Washington State House of Representatives and state Senate passed legislation to address the state Supreme Court Hirst decision, as well as the capital budget. Rep. Luanne Van Werven, R-Lynden,...