Rep. Luanne Van Werven's News & Media


April 28, 2020

State Rep. Luanne Van Werven issued the following statement today regarding Alcoa's announcement they will be shutting down the Intalco Works aluminum smelter near Ferndale by the end of July: “This is...

April 24, 2020

These are tough, heartbreaking times. COVID-19 has completely upended our daily lives for over a month now. Many of you have lost your jobs or know someone who has. You've stayed...

April 22, 2020

Legislation that will keep drunk drivers off the road and let community and technical college students know whether “low cost” materials are available for their college courses were signed into law...

March 25, 2020

Washington House Republicans are calling on Governor Jay Inslee to veto the controversial comprehensive sex education bill that passed the Legislature on Saturday. Senate Bill 5395, which passed on near party-line...

March 9, 2020

Rep. Van Werven talks about the “tax fatigue” she is hearing from constituents, the record revenue coming into the state, and Republican proposals to provide tax relief to the hard-working taxpayers...

March 2, 2020

Key facts: The Economic and Revenue Forecast Council (ERFC) released its state revenue forecast Wednesday, Feb. 19. Compared to the November forecast, revenue for 2019-21 increased by $606 million and for...

Feb. 26, 2020

On Tuesday, the Washington State House of Representatives unanimously passed a measure to keep drunk drivers off the road by preventing them from accessing their cars shortly after they have been...

Feb. 19, 2020

One of the legislative priorities of House Republicans is safety. The legislation “Hailey's Law 2.0” comes from a horrific car crash in Whatcom County in which the drunk driver had been...

Feb. 14, 2020

Cooper Graddon, a student from Lynden Middle School, served as a page in the state House of Representatives in Olympia, Feb. 3 – 7. He was sponsored by his 42nd District...

Feb. 12, 2020