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Two bills introduced by state Rep. Melanie Stambaugh, R-Puyallup, have been signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee.

March 14, 2018

I'm happy to report three of my bills advanced out of the Senate last week, and are now on their way to the governor's desk!

March 6, 2018

We just got done voting on nearly 40 amendments to the majority party's supplemental operating budget proposal. It's one of three supplemental budgets we'll need to adopt before session ends on...

Feb. 23, 2018

This Saturday, I'll be holding a town hall meeting at Pierce College Puyallup with fellow 25th District lawmakers, Rep. Joyce McDonald and Sen. Hans Zeiger. We'll be providing updates on the...

Feb. 13, 2018

The 2018 legislative session is in full swing! We are now in the third week of this short, 60-day session, and there is a lot of work to do. Policy cutoff...

Jan. 25, 2018

On Thursday, the state House unanimously approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Melanie Stambaugh to provide a legal way for auto repair shops to service vehicles with expired tabs.

Jan. 19, 2018

With the 2018 legislative session just two months away, legislators will be convening at the Capitol next week to hear policy briefings from government agencies, staff, and various industries. As we...

Nov. 8, 2017

Although it took 172 days and three special sessions, I’m happy to report the Legislature has adopted a strong, bipartisan 2017-19 operating budget. The $43.7 billion spending plan makes historic investments...

July 3, 2017

A bill sponsored by Rep. Melanie Stambaugh to expedite payments to subcontractors working on public projects was signed into law by the governor Tuesday.

May 16, 2017

As you may have heard, budget negotiators were unable to come to an agreement on the 2017-19 operating budget before the end of the regular session on April 23. As a...

April 26, 2017