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I-5 bridge over Skagit River collapses Thankfully no people were killed last Thursday with the tragic collapse of the 1-5 Bridge over the Skagit River near Mt. Vernon, Washington.  Reports are...

May 29, 2013

Enjoying the “Calm Before the Storm” Sine Die occurred on April 28 in Olympia. At the Capitol, the term “sine die” refers to adjournment of the Legislature.  This year we have...

May 9, 2013

Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, is forming an 18th District education kitchen cabinet this summer to discuss important issues regarding public education in Washington. “Funding basic education is the state's paramount duty....

May 9, 2013

Hello from Olympia, where we are in the final week of the 2013 legislative session. As I write this newsletter, late at night on Wednesday, April 24, the prospect of a...

April 25, 2013

Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, announced she will open a district office next month with an open house for constituents on May 3 from 4:00-6:00 pm. Her new office is located in...

April 24, 2013

This week, Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, offered an amendment to the House Transportation budget which would address concerns she has heard from citizens about the Columbia River Crossing (CRC). It was...

April 19, 2013

As we enter the final days of this legislative session I want to express my sincere thanks to all the constituents who have contacted me over the past several months.  It...

April 19, 2013

We are entering the home stretch! The Legislature is finishing up week 13.  According to the calendar, we have two weeks left before the end of session.  While I remain hopeful...

April 12, 2013

Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, has introduced House Bill 2026 following the state's adoption of Initiative 1183, the liquor-privatizing effort promoted by Costco.   In response to concerns from several constituents and citizens...

April 5, 2013

First off this week, I'd like to congratulate our local Team Mean Machine on their victory at the Autodesk Oregon regional early last month. After putting more than 2,100 hours of...

April 4, 2013