Rep. Luanne Van Werven's Email Updates


While we have been out of session for a few months there is a lot happening in Whatcom County and Washington state. I wanted to give you an update on some...

July 30, 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

Like and follow my new, official legislative page on Facebook Hello Whatcom County friends. Did you know there is a new way to connect with me during the legislative session? I...

April 26, 2019

I'd like to thank all of you who attended the town hall Sen. Doug Ericksen and I had in Nooksack on March 16. We got an earful about the direction of...

March 29, 2019

I hope this email finds you well. I'd like to invite you to a town hall meeting I'll be hosting with Sen. Doug Ericksen on Saturday, March 16, from 1:00 to...

March 14, 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

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

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

Rep. Van Werven will be holding coffee chats across Whatcom County in the next couple months. Also, a reminder, legislators will be under election year restrictions.

May 9, 2018

It was a short session, but it was a whirlwind. It started by passing a Hirst fix and a capital budget in the second week. There were many late nights and...

March 13, 2018