Rep. Melanie Stambaugh's Email Updates


After 176 days and three special sessions, the Legislature finally adjourned last Friday. Although it took longer than I would've liked, I believe the Legislature made great strides this year in...

July 17, 2015

The Legislature remains in a special session as budget negotiations continue. I was hopeful we would finish our work on time during the 105-day regular session, but agreements could not be...

May 21, 2015

There are four days remaining in the 2015 legislative session, and negotiations are still ongoing regarding the operating budget, capital budget and transportation package. If negotiators from the House and Senate...

April 22, 2015

House Democrats and Senate Republicans have now released their operating budget proposals, and while there are some similarities, there are quite a few differences as well.

April 7, 2015

It is day 74 of the 105-day legislative session, and I continue to remain optimistic that we will be able to complete our work on time. The House Democrats will release...

March 26, 2015

We are past the halfway point of the legislative session, and the pace has picked up. Over the past two weeks, the House passed more than 200 bills (including my first!),...

March 10, 2015

We are now in week seven of the 2015 legislative session. There has been a great amount of activity thus far, and it will only get busier as more bills come...

Feb. 26, 2015

It's hard to believe we're one month into the 2015 legislative session! I am truly grateful for the opportunity to serve you, and want to provide you with a brief update...

Feb. 12, 2015

The 2015 legislative session is underway and I am working hard to make sure your voice is heard in the Legislature. When I was sworn into office as the newest representative...

Jan. 27, 2015