Braun urges Supreme Court to adopt Redistricting Commission’s plan

Published on November 19, 2021
All four redistricting commissioners affirm redistricting plan agreed upon before legal deadline OLYMPIA…In light of this week’s announcement by the Washington State Redistricting Commission that the bipartisan group was unable to fully complete its task of drawing new boundaries for Washington’s 49 legislative districts, Senate Republican Leader John Braun, R-Centralia, released this comment: “The Supreme... Read More

Senate Republicans elect new caucus chair, vice chair, deputy whip

Published on November 18, 2021
OLYMPIA…During their reorganization meeting this morning in Spokane, members of the Senate Republican Caucus elected 13th District Sen. Judy Warnick as their caucus chair and 10th District Sen. Ron Muzzall as caucus vice chair. Warnick had served as caucus vice chair since 2017. As caucus chair, Warnick will preside over internal meetings of the Senate... Read More

Wilson says final 2021 revenue forecast supports her call for tax, inflation relief

Published on November 19, 2021
VANCOUVER… Today the state Economic Revenue and Forecast Council adopted this year’s final quarterly forecast of state-government revenue, which shows an increase of $898 million for the current two-year budget cycle and $965 million for the 2023-25 cycle. Sen. Lynda Wilson, who serves on the ERFC as Republican leader on the Senate Ways and Means... Read More

Republican leaders release statement on the Legislature defeating Gov. Jay Inslee in the Washington Supreme Court

Published on November 10, 2021
House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox and Senate Republican Leader John Braun released the following statement on the Legislature’s win over Gov. Jay Inslee in the Washington Supreme Court today: “The Legislature knew Governor Inslee overstepped his constitutional authority by vetoing single lines of the transportation budget in 2019. The four caucuses agreed to bring legal action against the governor on... Read More
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