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Senate Republicans and House Democrats have unveiled their K-12 education funding plans to comply with the state Supreme Court McCleary order. Senate Republicans voted to pass their plan over to the House on Feb. 1. The...

Feb. 8, 2017

Last week I was sworn in to office to begin serving my second term representing you in the 42nd District. Even though this was the second time I have had the opportunity...

Jan. 18, 2017

After a 20-day special session, the Legislature adjourned on March 29. It was disappointing we couldn't reach an agreement in the 60-day regular session, but I am mostly pleased with the final supplemental operating, capital...

April 6, 2016

Legislative note from Rep. Van Werven, March 2: - operating budget proposals, House capital budget

March 3, 2016

Legislative note from Rep. Luanne Van Werven – Alcoa update, textbook legislation and cut off time!

Feb. 8, 2016

Email update information from Rep. Luanne Van Werven, Nov. 24, 2015

Nov. 24, 2015

Rep. Luanne Van Werven Email Update, Nov. 5, 2015 Rep. Van Werven discusses the news that Alcoa is ending its aluminum production at their Ferndale plant, and its impacts on the region....

Nov. 5, 2015

Rep. Luanne Van Werven end of session email update, July 13, 2015 In this email update I will break down the good and bad of the spending plan, provide an update on...

July 14, 2015

Rep. Luanne Van Werven Email Update, May 22, 2015 Rep Van Werven gives an update on the special session with the latest forecast from the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council....

May 22, 2015

The Legislature adjourned sine die on Friday, April 24. Unfortunately, a special session is needed and it officially started Wednesday, April 29. There is no excuse for a special session. I am disappointed the Legislature could not...

May 1, 2015