Author Archives: tracyellis

Republican State Senator Steve O’Ban held a press conference near the site of the 2017 Amtrak train derailment in DuPont to present a plan aimed at avoiding future tragedies

By tracyellis | Published on May 23, 2019

The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

Taxapalooza 2019 culminates with Governor Inslee signing the budget from Majority Democrats in the State Legislature

By tracyellis | Published on May 21, 2019

The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

 

 

Taxapalooza 2019 – Majority Democrats in the State Legislature seemed determined to raise taxes from day one of the 2019 legislative session

By tracyellis | Published on May 07, 2019

The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

Property tax-raising school levy increases wouldn’t be needed under a plan proposed by Republican State Senator John Braun

By tracyellis | Published on April 26, 2019

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The State Senate passed a resolution honoring Class of 2019 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Jack Sikma.

By tracyellis | Published on April 18, 2019

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Another Tax Day is a time for two state legislators to lament tax hikes proposed in Olympia

By tracyellis | Published on April 15, 2019

The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that government workers can’t be forced to pay union dues, but Republicans say a bill passed in the Senate attempts to circumvent that ruling.

By tracyellis | Published on April 13, 2019

The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

Wolves are moving into Western Washington, worrying a state senator, and a state legislator is backing a different type of clean energy

By tracyellis | Published on April 09, 2019

The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

He says the State Senate Democrats’ spending plan has unneeded tax hikes and unnecessary expenditures, but Republican Senate budget lead John Braun says it could be worse – it could be the one released by House Democrats.

By tracyellis | Published on April 03, 2019

The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

Many people consider some bills at the State Capital this legislative session to be unfriendly to families. Senators Shelly Short and Ann Rivers talk about the legislation that should have parents concerned

By tracyellis | Published on April 02, 2019

The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.