Rep. Cary Condotta's Email Updates


Dear Friends and Neighbors, Last Thursday the Legislature concluded the longest legislative session in history – 195 days. It ended without an agreement on possibly the most important issue of the...

Dear friends and neighbors, The Legislature has concluded its second special session. There is still no agreement on an operating budget or an education funding plan. However, negotiators are very close. I understand...

The Legislature is over a week into its second 30-day special session. There is still no agreement on an operating budget or an education funding plan. The education funding negotiation team continues to meet....

The talk in Olympia continues to be budgets and the House Democrats’ tax plan. In my last update I mentioned the House Democrats’ spending proposal passed the House on a party-line vote 50-48....

There is less than three weeks left in the legislative session and the proposed operating budgets have been unveiled by Senate Republicans and House Democrats. The Senate Republican operating budget prioritizes and...

Dear Friends and Neighbors, March 8 was house-of-origin cutoff. Bills that are not passed out of the House as of that date are likely “dead” for the session, unless they are deemed necessary to...

This is a busy time of session. We recently finished the policy committee cutoff  – where bills needed to be passed out of their respective policy committees or they are likely “dead”...

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Since my last update, education proposals to address the state Supreme Court McCleary order have emerged. In fact, a public hearing was held on both proposals in the...

Dear Friends and Neighbors, The 2017 legislative session is underway. Once again, legislators will have to work together as the majorities in both the House and Senate are by razor-thin margins. Democrats control the...

Rep. Cary Condotta's end of special session email update - he discusses operating and capital budget, governor vetoes, L&I elevator rules, and a thank you to Sen. Parlette