Author Archives: tracyellis

Trains are an important part of Eastern Washington’s economy. That’s why the top Republican on the State Senate Transportation Committee was named the keynote speaker at a rail summit

By tracyellis | Published on September 13, 2019

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

Some Puget Sound-area taxpayers say expensive car tabs to pay for Sound Transit are illegal and State Senator Steve O’Ban agrees with them and says the State Attorney General should also be on their side, but he isn’t.

By tracyellis | Published on September 11, 2019

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

This Week in Olympia 8/26-8/29: Legislature Sues Gov, Eastern WA Worries About Fire and Water, and Prison Problems

By tracyellis | Published on August 29, 2019

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

Fire and water are two things on the minds of Eastern Washington lawmakers, including the State Senator in the 13th District

By tracyellis | Published on August 27, 2019

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

Two Republican State Senators want you to get involved, while another prepares for a new phase in life

By tracyellis | Published on August 22, 2019

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

Seattle’s proposed income tax is unconstitutional, but the State Court of Appeals says that doesn’t mean the city can’t impose a different kind of tax on income and Sen. Steve O’Ban is concerned

By tracyellis | Published on July 17, 2019

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

Senate Republicans were hard at work for their constituents during the legislative session

By tracyellis | Published on May 28, 2019

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

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.