Rep. Ed Orcutt's Email Updates


We're now past the first cutoff of the 2013 session. A lot of bills are technically “dead” for the remainder of session. To see our House Republican “Good Bill/Bad Bill” list...

March 1, 2013

We're about a third of the way through the 2013 legislative session and quickly approaching our first “cutoff.”  On Friday, Feb. 22 all bills must pass the policy committee they were...

Feb. 15, 2013

I want to thank you for taking the time to read my e-newsletter.  I know the majority of you lead very busy lives so I am honored that you would take...

Feb. 1, 2013

The 2013 legislative session is in full swing.  A new governor has been sworn in and a new, bipartisan majority coalition now controls the Senate.  In the House, Democrats continue to...

Jan. 21, 2013

We have less than a week left in the 60-day session.  Budget negotiators in the majority party still have much to do to ensure we don't go into a special session. ...

March 2, 2012

We're two-thirds of the way through the 2012 legislative session with still no budget from the majority party showing their plans to solve our state's budget shortfall.  However, we did receive...

Feb. 20, 2012

18th District Town Hall meetings! You are invited!   Please join me and my 18th Legislative District seatmates, Sen. Joe Zarelli and Rep. Ann Rivers, for our 18th District town hall...

Feb. 10, 2012

Well, we're on day 25 of the 60-day regular session with still no budget from either the House or Senate.  I was hoping that we could make some immediate headway toward...

Feb. 3, 2012

Greetings, from snowy, wet, slushy and icy Olympia! The fast pace expected for the short, 60-day legislative session never really got started but has managed to become slower due to the...

Jan. 24, 2012

As most of you know, the Legislature met for special session last month in an effort to solve our state's projected $2 billion shortfall.  Many of my colleagues and I were...

Jan. 12, 2012