Rep. Schmick writes of taxes, dams, and fuel prices
December 9, 2021
The 2022 legislative session is just over a month away. The 60-day session will once again be a mostly remote session with online committee hearings. However, unlike last session, legislators will be allowed in their offices in Olympia only if they provide proof of vaccination status or submit to regular COVID testing.
This is not how I nor many of my legislative colleagues envisioned the session playing out. However, the Democrat majority is making the rules at this time. We'll see if they allow the public – you – to play an in-person role. In the meantime, here are some ways to stay i...