Rep. Ed Orcutt's Email Updates


The House has concluded its work for today following the passage of two supplemental state budgets. When state lawmakers return on Monday, only 11 days will remain in the 60-day legislative...

Feb. 24, 2024

We just passed the midway point of the 60-day legislative session. On Tuesday, we started an eight-day stretch of House floor action running up to house of origin cutoff on February...

Feb. 9, 2024

Week three of the 2024 legislative session is coming to a close. As I mentioned in my last email update, things are moving quickly in this short, 60-day session. I discuss...

Jan. 26, 2024

The 60-day, 2024 legislative session is underway. State lawmakers returned to Olympia on Monday for opening ceremonies. On Tuesday, the two chambers came together for the governor’s State of the State...

Jan. 12, 2024

Friends and Neighbors, I hope this email finds you well. With the 2024 legislative session less than two months away, I thought it would be a good time to touch base...

Nov. 17, 2023

State lawmakers returned to the Capitol on May 16 for a one-day special session. There was one issue to address: our state drug laws, including possession, paraphernalia and treatment. I am...

May 26, 2023

The 2023 legislative session ended on Sunday, April 23. Like every legislative session, there were successes and disappointments. But what made this one unique is the unfinished business and failure to...

May 1, 2023

Since the last time I wrote to you, House Democrats have introduced their three state budget proposals: operating, transportation and capital. Below you will find more information on these state spending...

April 7, 2023

The cherry blossoms are close to blooming on the Capitol Campus, which can only mean one thing: We are in the homestretch of the legislative session. In fact, after today, state...

March 24, 2023

I just wanted to send a reminder that you are invited to a 20th District Zoom/virtual town hall on Monday, March 20, from 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. I will be...

March 17, 2023