Want a truly representative Legislature? Get involved in redistricting

Published on June 18, 2021
“It’s Seattle’s state now in politics, and everybody else is living in it,” read the headline of a newspaper column published soon after this year’s legislative session ended. “There’s no question that what just went down at the statehouse marked a political breakthrough of sorts — for the progressive left,” the columnist wrote. The column... Read More

SRC On Air: Sen. Mark Schoesler on KONA Radio in the Tri Cities

Published on June 17, 2021
Sen. Mark Schoesler talks with KONA Radio’s The Bottom Line about his bill would help stabilize unemployment insurance rates for employers facing a rate hike. Read More

Government failed Cowlitz County on methanol project, say senators

Published on June 16, 2021
OLYMPIA… The state senators representing Cowlitz County say the loss of a proposed $2.3 billion methanol plant at the Port of Kalama is another example of state government being out of touch with the needs of families and employers across the state. “The leaders at the port, the people at Northwest Innovation Works, and everyone... Read More

Braun: Inslee again violates state constitution with illegal veto

Published on May 17, 2021
OLYMPIA…Senate Republican Leader John Braun, R-Centralia, offered the following remarks after Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed parts of two bills he signed today — House Bill 1091, referred to by Republicans as the High Cost Fuel Standard, and Senate Bill 5126, also known as Cap & Tax. Together the two bills set the stage for a... Read More
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