Rep. Luanne Van Werven's News & Media


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,...

Jan. 18, 2018

Legislators from the 42nd Legislative District, Reps. Vincent Buys and Luanne Van Werven, introduced legislation Monday to protect Washingtonians from property tax increases as a result of levy reform the Legislature passed in 2017....

Jan. 8, 2018

Forty-second District Reps. Vincent Buys and Luanne Van Werven issued the following joint statement today after the Legislature adjourned Thursday without passing legislation to address the state Supreme Court's Hirst decision that jeopardizes...

July 21, 2017

Forty-second District Reps. Vincent Buys and Luanne Van Werven issued the following joint statement today after Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed a section of the transportation budget that would have provided funding...

May 19, 2017

A measure prime-sponsored by Rep. Luanne Van Werven that will provide community and technical college (CTC) students with the costs of required textbooks and course materials before they sign up for class was signed...

April 21, 2017

Rep. Van Werven provides an end-of-session update on budget negotiations, McCleary education funding, the Hirst decision and she gives an overview of some important projects for Whatcom County.

April 21, 2017

Home-schooled student Nick Mutchler traveled to Olympia last week to serve as a page in the state House of Representatives. He was sponsored by his 42nd District Rep. Luanne Van Werven....

April 12, 2017

Jenna Walters and Isabella Almlie, students at Lynden Christian High School, spent their April spring break week serving as pages in the Washington State House of Representatives. They were sponsored by their 42nd District Rep. Luanne Van Werven....

April 12, 2017

Forty-second District Reps. Vincent Buys and Luanne Van Werven, both R-Lynden, will host a telephone town hall meeting for constituents on Tuesday, April 4 from 6-7 p.m. The lawmakers will take questions...

March 27, 2017

Rep. Luanne Van Werven discusses the implications of the state Supreme Court's “Hirst decision.” The court ruled Whatcom County's comprehensive plan failed to adequately protect water resources as directed under the...

March 24, 2017