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Decision on environmental policy places power back in the people’s hands, says Braun

Published on June 30, 2022
OLYMPIA…Senate Republican Leader John Braun, R-Centralia, released the following statement in response to the United States Supreme Court decision limiting the Environmental Protection Agency’s rulemaking authority. The court ruled that Congress must authorize new regulations to limit power plant emissions. “Today’s opinion is about the rule of law. It is up to Congress to authorize... Read More

Better support for pregnant women should be common goal after SCOTUS decision, says Braun

Published on June 24, 2022
OLYMPIA…Senate Republican Leader John Braun shared comments in reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization abortion case, which proposed overturning the 1973 case Roe v. Wade. “Today’s decision does not affect the law here in Washington. Even my Democrat colleagues have been quick to point out that... Read More

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8.6% inflation: Washington families need a tax break – call special session now

Published on June 10, 2022
Senate Republican budget lead asks “What are we waiting for?”   OLYMPIA…The Bureau of Labor and Statistics released May 2022 inflation data today showing Washington is suffering through an annual inflation rate of 8.6 percent, meaning real worker wage growth has failed to keep up with the current record-high inflation crippling the working and middle... Read More

Muzzall seeks audit, investigation into housing money corruption

Published on March 24, 2022
OLYMPIA…  Seattle Times broke a story today about former Speaker of the House Frank Chopp personally interfering in the allocation of state housing investments, directing $2 million to a nonprofit that he started. Chopp argued that the funds weren’t being used appropriately with the King County Regional Housing Authority. With billions of state dollars having... Read More
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