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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...