Rep. Stephanie Barnard's Email Updates


And that's a wrap! The 2024 legislative session adjourned on Thursday, March 7th, around 5:30 p.m. It was a short, fast-paced 60-day session, concluding shortly after the passage of the supplemental...

March 14, 2024

As we enter the final stretch of the 2024 legislative session in Olympia, I'm reaching out to you with an urgent call to action. Our collective efforts are needed to shape...

Feb. 22, 2024

Can you believe how quickly the 60-day legislative session is flying by? We're already through the fifth week of the 60-day legislative session, with just four weeks left until it wraps...

Feb. 9, 2024

As we wrap up the fourth week of the 2024 legislative session, it's clear things are moving swiftly! Wednesday marked a significant milestone with the House of Origin Policy Committee Cutoff....

Feb. 1, 2024

Greetings from Olympia, where the energy is buzzing! The 2024 legislative session is underway, starting on Monday, January 8, and scheduled to conclude on Thursday, March 7. Get ready for the...

Jan. 16, 2024

I'm reaching out as your representative for the 8th Legislative District to give you a heads-up about an event that I think you'll want to be a part of.

Dec. 1, 2023

In this update, I'd like to turn your attention to K-12 education, discussing its current status and sharing my thoughts on how the Legislature can work towards meaningful enhancements for our...

Nov. 22, 2023

As we move into the refreshing chill of autumn, I hope this letter finds you and your family in good health and spirits. Today I am writing to address two pressing...

Oct. 11, 2023

Get ready. Your paycheck is about to get a bit smaller. Starting on July 1, the WA Cares Fund, a new state-run, long-term care insurance program, begins payroll deductions. For those...

June 26, 2023

Lawmakers passed more than 450 bills during the regular 2023 session this year, and one during the additional “special session” called by the governor to address our state’s drug possession law.

May 22, 2023