Rep. Cary Condotta's Email Updates


The governor has called a 30-day special session to begin Nov. 28 to address our state budget shortfall. When the Legislature convenes it is expected the shortfall will be close to...

Nov. 9, 2011

Last week the state's chief economist, Dr. Arun Raha, announced we can expect another $1.4 billion drop in tax collections over the next biennium, creating an estimated shortfall of $1.27 billion...

Sept. 21, 2011

After a 103-day regular legislative session and an additional 30-day special session the Legislature finally adjourned on May 25. A special session should not have been needed, especially at the expense...

June 22, 2011

At the time of my last update the regular session was winding down and it was looking like a special session was inevitable. We are now 15 days into the special...

May 11, 2011

The budgets have been unveiled and the threat of a special session is looming. First, the House Democrats finally released an operating budget proposal last week. It passed the House but...

April 15, 2011

There is a lot of information to update you on since my last e-mail from Olympia. Below is an update on the hot button topics in Olympia. Telephone Town Hall Senator...

March 22, 2011

Last week, we voted on a supplemental operating budget fix, House Bill 1086, to close the books on the remainder of the fiscal year which ends June 30. Unfortunately, it fails...

Feb. 25, 2011

We are four weeks into the 2011 legislative session and it is different from any other I have experienced. We have already voted on a budget measure to correct the overspending...

Feb. 4, 2011