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I hope you are adjusting to the cool temperatures and staying warm. I have been busy this interim working on legislation for the upcoming session, firsthand look at the very top...

June 2, 2019

A link to Rep. Joyce McDonald's 25th District 2018 Legislative Report.

May 9, 2018

On April 20, Gov. Jay Inslee appeared as a guest on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher,” where he proudly promoted Washington’s legalized use of medical and recreational marijuana. It was...

May 8, 2018

The Legislature adjourned the 2018 session just after 10 p.m. Thursday. This felt like a whirlwind session with meeting constituents, sponsoring and voting on bills, and working within leadership.  We started...

March 15, 2018

I had forgotten how quickly time passes in a short 60-day session when we are busy in committees, shepherding bills and involved in floor debates to move legislation forward before critical...

Feb. 23, 2018

Rep. Joyce McDonald, R-Puyallup, gives a recap of the 2017 legislative session, including highlights of the Hirst Decision, K-12 policy, transportation funding and Sound Transit 3.

Oct. 4, 2017

Rep. Joyce McDonald, R-Puyallup, gives an update on the 2017-19 operating budget and the McCleary fix to fully fund K-12 education.

June 30, 2017

Rep. Joyce McDonald, R-Puyallup, gives a legislative update on the status of budget negotiations and the recent events at The Evergreen State College.

June 9, 2017

Rep. Joyce McDonald, R-Puyallup, gives an update on the six ST3 amendments that were rejected by House Democrats.

April 14, 2017

Rep. Joyce McDonald, R-Puyallup, discusses all-day floor action, important bills that passed the House, and gives an update on legislation proposed to reduce the impacts of the Sound Transit 3 (ST3)...

March 20, 2017