Welcome to the 2016 Legislative Session!

Here you’ll find information on the 26th Legislative District, legislation I’ve sponsored and co-sponsored, press releases, videos, contact information and much more.

We have many challenges before us in the Legislature as we work to preserve and improve our state’s quality of life.

As our state faces a challenging budget year, I believe it is especially important to protect taxpayers while preserving services for our state’s most vulnerable population.

Among my many priorities as your state Senator, I’m working for you to:

  • improve our local transportation system and ensure a reliable, affordable ferry service;
  • fully-fund basic education and prepare our students for a competitive workforce;
  • refine the Growth Management Act to make it work better for our local communities;
  • support our veterans and local military operations; and
  • stimulate our economy, create new jobs, and support and strengthen local businesses.

Please contact my office should you have any questions, comments or ideas about state government. It is a great and humbling honor to serve as your state senator.



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Latest News

New Waterman Pier open after state investment
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New Waterman Pier open after state investment
I was very glad to cut the ribbon for the opening of the new Waterman Pier on Friday, after pushing for the Legislature to include this as a funding priority in the state capital budget in 2015. Work began less than a year ago on the aging and crumbling old wooden pier...
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Key Peninsula transportation projects completed, local projects on their way Key Peninsula transportation projects completed, local projects on their way
Two significant transportation projects for the Key Peninsula will be completed by June and more local investments from the state capital budget are already going into effect. These projects were promoted for state investment by Sen. Jan Angel, R-Port Orchard. “I worked with my fellow legislators to keep these local...
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