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Last month, the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) proposed significant changes to the state's existing overtime rules that could curtail the growth of employers and have devastating consequences...

July 22, 2019

There’s a fundamental lack of respect for taxpayers by those who control the purse strings in Olympia.

April 8, 2019

If Democrats succeed in changing the state's nonresident sales tax exemption, we will almost certainly see local businesses close, jobs lost, and more families struggling to make ends meet in Clark...

April 6, 2019

Just five short weeks into the legislative session, a number of bills detrimental to independent contractors and the self-employed were introduced in the Washington State Legislature.  Many of these bills would...

Feb. 18, 2019

As a newly appointed member to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, I was eager to confront the obstacles facing parents, students, teachers and schools in our community. One of the...

June 28, 2014