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Rep. Van Werven has introduced House Bill 2483, or “Hailey's Law,” that would allow a law enforcement officer to direct a 12-hour impoundment of a vehicle driven by a drunk driver...

Jan. 22, 2020

The short, 60-day session is underway, with that fast-paced sprint feeling. I want to provide you an update on some of the bills I am working on this session, including some coming...

Jan. 20, 2020

I'd like to thank all of you who attended my town hall meetings on Nov. 14 and 15. It was great to see engaged citizens having meaningful conversations focusing on solutions...

Nov. 27, 2019

I hope this email finds you well. I'd like to invite you to attend one of the town hall meetings I will be hosting in November. The Birch Bay town hall...

Nov. 7, 2019

Rep. Luanne Van Werven, R-Lynden, will be holding town hall meetings in November. The Birch Bay town hall will be held on Thursday, Nov. 14 at Bob's Burgers and Brew for the communities...

Nov. 1, 2019

The legislative session is rapidly approaching. Watch my video on what we were doing in Olympia recently and the latest on bringing remote testimony opportunities to the House of Representatives in...

Oct. 1, 2019

Rep. Van Werven talks about Committee Assembly Days and the possibility of video remote testimony coming to the House of Representatives.

Sept. 20, 2019

Imagine living in a state where the sea is OVERFLOWING with salmon, ensuring there are more than enough fish and wildlife to survive and thrive in the northwestern United States. A...

Aug. 15, 2019

The legislative session did not end well. The operating budget was rushed through, with a significant increase in taxes. I voted “no” on this budget. In this email update, I provide...

May 3, 2019

On Sunday, the Washington State Legislature passed capital and transportation budgets before adjourning for the year. Rep. Luanne Van Werven said the capital budget, House Bill 1102, was a very strong,...

April 28, 2019