Former Rep. Liz Pike's Email Updates


This will be my last e-newsletter update to you as your state representative. As you may know, I have announced that I will retire from public office when my term is completed...

May 8, 2018

Over the past six years, we've had some hard-fought wins and some tough losses, but with every vote, I've worked to uphold those promises and remember the great people of the 18th...

March 26, 2018

Only one week remains in this regular 60-day session, scheduled to end March 8. We've been working long hours and late nights — even until 1 a.m. Wednesday morning — trying to...

March 1, 2018

We are in the fifth week of a short, 60-day session. By 5 p.m. today, a lot of bad bills will no longer be in play and that's a good thing. However,...

Feb. 14, 2018

It is said “No man's life, liberty or property are safe while the Legislature is in session.” That seems to be true this year as there is an assault on job creators,...

Feb. 7, 2018

You and I owe an enormous debt of gratitude to our veterans and active military men and women. They are the front lines of our defense, giving of themselves, and in...

Jan. 30, 2018

First, the really good news: We have a Hirst fix AND a capital budget! Negotiations on a solution to the Hirst water decision came together with an agreement late last Wednesday...

Jan. 23, 2018

Week one of the scheduled 60-day session is behind us and we began today with plenty more work, bills and debates. Governor wants new $3.3 billion tax on energy Just 24 hours after...

Jan. 15, 2018

The 2018 legislative session is just over a month away. Scheduled for 60 days, it will begin Monday, Jan. 8. Tomorrow, Dec. 1, marks the beginning of election-year restrictions, including certain...

Nov. 30, 2017

Now that Nov. 7 General Election ballots are in the mail and have been received by most local voters, several constituents have contacted me asking, “What are those 'advisory votes' on...

Oct. 25, 2017