Rep. Luanne Van Werven's News & Media


Rep. Luanne Van Werven, R-Lynden, will be holding a town hall meeting Saturday, Feb. 22 at Meridian High School, in the cafeteria. At the community meeting, attendees can ask questions, and Rep. Van...

Feb. 11, 2020

The House Public Safety Committee has passed legislation that would help keep drunk drivers from accessing their cars shortly after they have been cited for DUI. House Bill 2483, or Hailey's...

Feb. 11, 2020

Rep. Luanne Van Werven, R-Lynden, talks about her legislation, House Bill (HB) 2741, to increase salmon hatchery production on Puget Sound. She also touches on her bill that would allow young...

Feb. 9, 2020

Rep. Luanne Van Werven, R-Lynden, talks about the negative impact the low-carbon fuel standard will have on jobs, labor and industry in Whatcom County and rural areas.

Jan. 30, 2020

Rep. Luanne Van Werven joined Republican senators in a news conference on Tuesday, Jan. 28 to discuss legislation (House Bill 2741/Senate Bill 6509) that would increase hatchery production on Puget Sound....

Jan. 30, 2020

On Wednesday, the Washington State House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 1702, a measure that would let community and technical college students know whether “low cost” materials are available for...

Jan. 23, 2020

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

In response to closing skilled nursing and assisted living facilities across Washington state, Rep. Luanne Van Werven, R-Lynden, is hosting a Whatcom County roundtable on the issue. The roundtable will focus on key...

Dec. 31, 2019

There is still plenty of time to serve in the Washington State House Page Program in the upcoming 2020 legislation session. Rep. Luanne Van Werven is encouraging students interested in the House...

Dec. 17, 2019

Environmentalists, tribes and even Governor Inslee have suggested removing the four lower Snake River dams to restore salmon runs and feed the endangered Southern Resident Orcas. But a state lawmaker from...

Nov. 5, 2019