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Monday, May 13, was first day of the 2013 special session. The regular, 105-day legislative session ended April 28. Because no agreement could be reached on a state operating budget, the...

May 16, 2013

We are quickly approaching the conclusion of the 105-day session which is scheduled to end on April 28. We just passed our final policy committee cutoff date on April 3, and...

April 5, 2013

Rep. Kochmar invites constituents to her March 23 town hall meeting in Milton

March 22, 2013

Good afternoon, after a busy week at the Capitol I am happy to be spending the weekend in our community. I hope that you will be able to participate in the...

March 15, 2013

Last week was the busiest and most demanding week we have had so far. We are officially more than half way through the 105-day scheduled session. Voting on the House floor...

March 12, 2013

Thirtieth district Rep. Linda Kochmar, R-Federal Way, will hold three town hall meetings March 16 and 23. The district includes Federal Way, Pacific, Algona and Milton. She will share the latest...

March 11, 2013

We are now on the 36th day of the 2013 legislative session. Over 800 bills have been introduced and we are quickly approaching our first deadline or “cut-off”. The date for...

Feb. 19, 2013

On Jan. 14 I officially took the oath of office and became the newest state legislator for the 30th District. The last three weeks of the session have been very busy...

Feb. 2, 2013

Rep. Linda Kochmar, R-Federal Way, took the oath of office yesterday, January 14. She is now an official representative of the 30th Legislative District. Although this will be her first term,...

Jan. 15, 2013

Eleven "freshmen" joined the House Republicans for the 2013 session, adding to the caucus numbers by one at 43. Learn about our newest members here.

Jan. 14, 2013