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I am very grateful to teachers for all their hard work in the classroom and I'm certain they are making a great difference in the lives of their students. I think...

May 15, 2015

Rep. Liz Pike's weekly e-newsletter to the 18th Legislative District.

April 30, 2015

I wish I did not have to deliver bad news. There is an impasse between lead budget writers in Olympia. House Democrats insist on a $39 billion, two-year operating budget that includes...

April 24, 2015

Rep. Liz Pike, R-Camas, provides an update on her bi-state bridge coalition proposal and gives a comparison of competing House and Democrat operating budget proposals.

April 16, 2015

Yesterday was a landmark day and a new beginning in the effort to provide a new bridge over the Columbia River between Vancouver and Portland and new capacity to relieve congestion across the border. During...

April 11, 2015

Here's a quick update from Olympia as we finish Day 82 of the scheduled 105-day session. This was budget week at the state Capitol as House Democrats and Senate Republicans (Majority Coalition...

April 4, 2015

We are now counting down the final weeks of the 2015 legislative session which is scheduled to adjourn April 26. We're expecting House Democrats to unveil their operating budget proposal sometime tomorrow. There...

March 26, 2015

It is Day 67 of the scheduled 105-day session. We're hearing rumors that the House Democrats may be releasing their operating budget proposal sometime next week. We've also heard that the...

March 19, 2015

For the past 10 days, we have spent long hours on the House floor considering hundreds of bills that came out of their respective committees. Wednesday at 5 p.m. was the...

March 13, 2015

We are now at the halfway mark of the scheduled 105-day legislative session. The focus is now on the House floor where we have considered and passed more than 100 bills...

March 6, 2015