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I'm fighting to prevent tax increases on working families and small businesses. The majority party in both the House and Senate have introduced several bills this session to increase taxes. They...

Feb. 16, 2021

'Establishing apprenticeship programs give more students, more options,' says Maycumber Legislation was introduced in Olympia this week to create apprenticeship programs in every Education Service District (ESD) throughout the state. Rep....

Feb. 16, 2021

Special to The Newport Miner (published 2/3/21) The majority party in the House released their transportation budget recently, including a gas tax increase and several other fees.  If approved, Washington state...

Feb. 3, 2021

The 2021 legislative session is a remote one with committee testimony, floor debates and voting all being done remotely, for the most part. There are only a couple staffers and a...

Jan. 25, 2021

Reps. Jacquelin Maycumber and Joel Kretz, along with Sen. Shelly Short, give a 2020 legislative session review for their 7th Legislative District constituents.

May 6, 2020

As we have responded to the tragic situation brought on by the new coronavirus, our lives have changed to protect the most vulnerable because we value them and we care. Our...

May 5, 2020

'This bill allows patients to keep more of their money and provides some measure of certainty about the cost of insulin moving forward,' says Maycumber Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation today...

April 3, 2020

'We need to give them effective support and assistance to ensure they get home to their families, healthy, whole and appreciated,' says Maycumber Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation into law today...

April 2, 2020

A bill that will help individuals and families dealing with diabetes to afford the life-saving drug, insulin, is on its way to the governor. John Sattgast filed this report from Olympia....

March 10, 2020

'This is a great day for the thousands of individuals and families dealing with diabetes,' says Maycumber The Washington State Legislature passed a measure today to limit the amount of money...

March 9, 2020