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

March 27, 2019

Rep. Luanne Van Werven, R-Lynden, talks about the 42nd District, how she got started in politics and her role as the lead Republican on higher education issues.

March 9, 2019

Rep. Van Werven discusses the number of bills introduced in the first six weeks of session. She also talks about where we are at in the legislative process and bills she...

March 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

Rep. Van Werven identifies and discusses tools to keep our schools safe, such as: enforcing existing gun laws, strengthening back ground checks, providing accessible resource officers, mental health professionals and counselors,...

Feb. 26, 2018

Rep. Luanne Van Werven talks about the impacts of the tax legislation before the Legislature this session. She also introduces Page Madeline Swaney.

Feb. 7, 2018

Rep. Van Werven discusses the Hirst fix, capital budget and what it means for Whatcom County. She also discusses other legislation she is working on and her Rules Committee appointment.

Jan. 24, 2018

Rep. Van Werven provides an end-of-session update on budget negotiations, McCleary education funding, the Hirst decision and she gives an overview of some important projects for Whatcom County.

April 21, 2017

Rep. Luanne Van Werven discusses the implications of the state Supreme Court's “Hirst decision.” The court ruled Whatcom County's comprehensive plan failed to adequately protect water resources as directed under the...

March 24, 2017

Rep. Van Werven discusses communicating with your legislator and civility in politics.

March 15, 2017