Melanie Stambaugh sworn in as 25th District state representative
Rep. Melanie Stambaugh, R-Puyallup, was officially sworn in today as the newest state representative for the 25th Legislative District. The 24-year-old Stambaugh becomes the youngest woman to serve in the Legislature since 1936. She has been selected as the assistant ranking member on the House Education Committee, and will also serve on the House Higher Education and Rules committees.
“I am very excited and honored to have the opportunity to serve the people of the 25th District,” said Stambaugh. “I look forward to hitting the ground running and working with all members to find common-sense solutions to the issues facing our state.”
Stambaugh says education will be one of her top priorities.
“I am extremely passionate about education, and support the bipartisan efforts to fund education first in the state budget. We must work together on this issue to fulfill our state's paramount duty,” said Stambaugh. “I believe we can achieve great things if we keep our focus on the citizens who elected us. It's about people, not politics. I want the 25th District to feel connected to me and the office I hold. I am here to serve them.”
In Olympia, Rep. Stambaugh can be reached at her legislative office at (360) 786-7948 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters can be sent to her office at: P.O. Box 40600, Olympia, WA 98504-0600. Constituents who would like to meet with Stambaugh at her office are encouraged to call in advance and schedule a mutually-agreeable time. Her legislative aide is Shelbi Hogenson.
###Washington State House Republican Communications