Rep. Jeremie Dufault's Email Updates


This year's legislative session, which wrapped up on Sunday, was unlike any other in our state's 131-year history. Floor debates, committee hearings, and voting were conducted remotely. I am disappointed that there...

April 30, 2021

The legislative session is scheduled to end in a few days. I am pleased to share that several important Yakima County projects are currently funded in draft budgets circulating in Olympia....

April 16, 2021

We are now in the final 30 days of the legislative session. Spending and taxes will be the primary focus from here on out. The good news is that Washington state...

March 26, 2021

We have been voting on bills for the last two weeks, and on Tuesday hit what is called “House of Origin cutoff.” That means Tuesday was the last day the House...

March 12, 2021

Last week, the House passed House Bill 1078 that would allow convicted felons to automatically regain their ability to vote before they have completed their full sentences. I strongly oppose this policy. Here...

March 1, 2021

We are currently in the middle of this year's initial budget review. Here are a few things I would like to share with you. Fighting proposed tax increases I have spent...

Feb. 18, 2021

We are currently in the fifth week of this year's legislative session. I'd like to share a few things with you. It is time to safely reopen Washington In the last...

Feb. 10, 2021

We are now in the fourth week of this year's legislative session. I would like to highlight a few things for you that happened since my last update. Stopping unemployment tax...

Feb. 4, 2021

I'm writing today to help make sure you have the most up-to-date information about COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration in our state. There have been bumps along the way in initial...

Jan. 27, 2021

Our state has been reeling from the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic for almost a year now. And Gov. Jay Inslee has managed that response with little or no input from...

Jan. 20, 2021