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Talking about mental health support of the strongest and most courageous people in our communities can be difficult or taboo.  The men and women in blue spend much of their day...

Feb. 24, 2021

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

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

Kretz elected to Deputy Leader position, Maycumber to serve as Floor Leader In an online meeting this week, Washington State House Republicans once again elected Representatives from Washington's 7th Legislative District...

Nov. 18, 2020

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

'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

'Your recognition…respect of our role, and support of our mission makes you worthy of this coveted honor,' says WACOPS Executive Director Teresa Taylor Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber has received special recognition from...

March 7, 2020