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Since my last email update to you on Jan. 25 in which I reported about the passage of a Hirst water rights solution, I have received many calls, letters and emails...

Feb. 8, 2018

Rep. Dan Kristiansen expresses frustration that Democrats are stonewalling against increasing water rights in the Skagit River basin.

Feb. 8, 2018

It’s hard to believe we are nearing the end of week three of the scheduled 60-day legislative session, which began Jan. 8. It’s been a couple of months since I last...

Jan. 25, 2018

It’s been a while since I have communicated with you via this email update. Since April, we have undergone some very sensitive negotiations on issues with the new state operating budget,...

July 27, 2017

“We’re disappointed that Hirst negotiations ended at an impasse. In the end, the House Democrats failed to bring any Hirst-related bill to the floor for a vote. If they would have...

July 20, 2017

Rep. Dan Kristiansen, R-Snohomish, discusses priorities and expected issues of the 2017 legislative session, which began Jan. 9.

Jan. 12, 2017

Rep. Dan Kristiansen discusses legislation passed during the 2014 session that requires two state agencies to "show their work" when taking significant actions, such as making rules.

June 3, 2014

In this article, Rep. Dan Kristiansen talks about the importance of agriculture to Washington's economy and how the Legislature can help to support farmers.

May 27, 2014