Former Rep. John Koster's Email Updates


Dear Friends and Neighbors, How we fund K-12 education is the main issue separating the two majority parties in the House and Senate and the reason the Legislature is now in a second special...

May 31, 2017

Dear Friends and Neighbors, There seems to be no end to the ideas state government comes up with to take your hard-earned money. Two years ago, the Legislature adopted an 11.9...

May 2, 2017

Dear Friends and Neighbors, At a press conference April 6, Gov. Jay Inslee made some disturbing comments against the concerns of rural Washington, reflected in this Capital Press article. Apparently, the...

April 18, 2017

Dear Friends and Neighbors, I am working with Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, to draft landmark legislation that would expedite new assessments on properties impacted by the Hirst decision. You can read the...

March 29, 2017

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Just a little over a month ago, I sent you a “Gun Rights Update” co-authored with my seatmate, Rep. Dan Kristiansen. Now that the committee and floor cutoffs...

March 9, 2017

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Tonight at midnight will be the halfway point of the scheduled 105-day session. We are making progress on major issues facing our state: Fixes for McCleary and...

March 1, 2017

Just a quick reminder that we are holding a telephone town hall meeting tonight (Tuesday, Feb. 21) for citizens throughout the 39th District to discuss issues with us and get an...

Feb. 21, 2017

A frank discussion about potential impacts of a Washington State Supreme Court decision on water rights Dear Friends and Neighbors, There is another big state Supreme Court ruling that has not...

Feb. 13, 2017

Here's a quick flash alert from Rep. John Koster. . . Important business and employer bills are coming up for a hearing. Click on the links below for more information. (Committee times/locations...

Feb. 10, 2017

Here's a quick flash alert from Rep. John Koster. . . . Important personal liberties bills are coming up for a hearing. Click on the links below for more information. . House...

Feb. 10, 2017