Rep. Luanne Van Werven's News & Media


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 cost of a college education continues to be a concern for Washington students and families, and making college “free” has become a popular notion in recent years. In an effort...

June 5, 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

Rep. Luanne Van Werven discusses Senate Bill 5579, relating to the volatility of Bakken crude oil received in Washington state by rail. Van Werven points out the legislation will not keep...

April 24, 2019

Rep. Luanne Van Werven's legislation to streamline business and occupation tax filing dates for annual filers was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday. House Bill 1059 will extend...

April 22, 2019

Rep. Van Werven and House Republicans fight to preserve union, family-wage jobs in Washington state during debate on Senate Bill 5579.

April 16, 2019

Rep. Van Werven talks about the House Democrats operating budget proposal that has passed the House. She also discusses the taxes being proposed to provide additional revenue for the spending plan,...

April 4, 2019

Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, and Rep. Luanne Van Werven, R-Lynden, are holding a telephone town hall for constituents Monday, April 8 from 6-7 p.m. During the hourlong community conversation, the lawmakers will answer questions...

April 1, 2019

Rep. Luanne Van Werven discusses some of the more high profile bills still moving in the 2019 legislative session.

March 27, 2019

Legislation that would streamline business and occupation tax filing dates for annual filers unanimously passed the state House of Representatives on Monday. Rep. Luanne Van Werven, the sponsor of House Bill...

March 12, 2019