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On Monday, the state House of Representatives unanimously passed a measure that would let community and technical college students know whether “low-cost” materials are available for their college courses. Rep. Luanne...

March 4, 2019

We are more than one-third of the way through the 2019 legislative session. Two important deadlines are rapidly approaching: the House policy committee cutoff (Feb. 22); and the House fiscal committee...

Feb. 22, 2019

Maddy Reyes, a Sehome High School student from Blaine, served as a page in the Washington State House of Representatives the week of Jan. 28 – Feb. 1. She was sponsored...

Feb. 15, 2019

Rep. Luanne Van Werven, R-Lynden, joins KGMI to discuss potential tax hikes including higher property taxes, and making college affordability.

Feb. 7, 2019

The 2019 legislative session is underway. In this video update Rep. Van Werven discusses her committee assignments, including being named the lead Republican on the House College and Workforce Development Committee....

Jan. 28, 2019

If you don't already know me, I am Luanne Van Werven, your Washington State Representative in the beautiful 42nd Legislative District. Our district includes North Bellingham, Acme, Blaine, Birch Bay, Custer,...

Jan. 25, 2019

Washington House Republicans have named Rep. Luanne Van Werven as their new ranking Republican on the House College and Workforce Development Committee, formerly the Higher Education Committee. “Not only am I...

Jan. 15, 2019

I hope this email finds you well and that you had a Merry Christmas. I'd like to invite you to a town hall meeting I'll be hosting with Sen. Doug Ericksen...

Dec. 31, 2018

42nd District lawmakers will take questions from constituents, discuss 2019 legislative session Rep. Luanne Van Werven and Sen. Doug Ericksen will host a town hall meeting for constituents on Saturday, January...

Dec. 29, 2018

Read my 2018 Session Review by clicking on the image below.

May 11, 2018