Rep. Brad Klippert's Email Updates


After nearly five months in Olympia the Legislature adjourned on May 25 after a 103-day legislative session and an additional 30-day special session. An operating budget, a capital budget and an...

May 31, 2011

We are now in Day 24 of the special session, and until today it appeared there had been no substantive progress toward reaching agreements on the 2011-13 operating budget, the capital...

May 19, 2011

The Legislature has officially passed the halfway point of the scheduled 105 day session, and the first cutoff dates are history.  Cutoffs are the Legislature's self-imposed deadlines to keep the timeline...

March 11, 2011

The 2011 session of the Legislature is wrapping up Week 5 today, the workload is heavy, hours are long, and the pace of day-to-day business hasn't let up since the gavel...

Feb. 10, 2011

The 62nd Legislature convened Jan. 10, and I'd like to bring you up to date on a few highlights of the first week of business here in Olympia. The double challenges...

Jan. 17, 2011

As the Legislature headed toward its scheduled conclusion on March 11, it became clear that we were not going to avoid a special session. The principal reason for the overtime period...

March 18, 2010

We have reached Day 53 of the scheduled 60-day session, and I'd like to bring you up to date on some recent developments as we approach the homestretch. Unfortunately, news from...

March 4, 2010

I have found that E-mail Updates are a great way to reach constituents with important news and information affecting our district and state. But election-year restrictions limit my ability to send...

Jan. 18, 2010