Senate Republicans Announce 2019 Leadership

Published on November 17, 2018
OLYMPIA…The Washington State Senate Republican Caucus announces its 2019 leadership, which it elected today:   Leader:   Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville Caucus Chair:   Sen. Randi Becker, R-Eatonville Floor Leader:   Sen. Shelly Short, R-Addy Whip:   Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center Deputy Leader:   Sen. Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick Caucus Vice Chair:   Sen. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake Deputy Floor Leader: ... Read More

Episode 5 – Affordable Housing & Homelessness Package

Published on November 15, 2018

Episode 4 – Mental Health Package

Published on November 15, 2018

Senate Republicans’ plan addresses affordable-housing problem in Washington

Published on November 13, 2018
Legislation focuses on increasing supply of housing to help reduce homelessness Senate Republicans announced today they will introduce a package of bills in 2019 to address one of the main causes of Washington’s homelessness problem: the lack of affordable and available housing. At a news conference held at Quixote Village, an Olympia-based community of 30... Read More

Schoesler: We must redouble our efforts to keep Amazon jobs in Washington

Published on November 13, 2018
Senate Republican leader concerned for retail leviathan’s future investment in local job growth OLYMPIA…Amazon’s announcement today of two locations – New York City and Arlington, Virginia – as the homes for new headquarters ends the long and closely watched search for its next wave of investment and employment. The decision also begins a new conversation... Read More

Students are now missing school, statewide officials absent

Published on August 30, 2018
For one week and counting top state officials have been unresponsive to a request from Sen. John Braun to help prevent school closures. On Aug. 24 the Senate Republican budget leader sent a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal requesting they take an active... Read More