Sen. Republican Leader John Braun tells KTTH’s Jason Rantz that Gov. Inslee needs to give up emergency powers when he reopens the state.
Policing was the topic behind many contentious debates during the 2021 legislative session. Democrats, who control both House and Senate, pushed through a package of police reform and accountability proposals Republicans say will make communities less safe, and threaten the safety of officers.
Republican legislative leaders say the governor is again waiting too long to do the right thing.
Tracy Ellis explains.
An overview of the “bare-bones” transportation budget that passed, the carbon bills linked to a bigger package, and the potential for a special session.
The Senate Republican Caucus listens to the people and works for all of Washington. Washington is currently under a state of emergency due to COVID-19 and because of this, our state constitution allows the governor to have almost complete authority on decisions being made for our state. Senate Republicans introduced legislation to curb the Governor’s influence at the beginning of the 2021 legislative session, but Democrats are in the majority in the Legislature and have decided to allow one-man rule on important matters such as COVID restrictions.
Sen. Mark Schoesler talks with KONA Radio’s The Bottom Line about the 2021 session, colon hydrotherapy bills, and redistricting.
Sen. Hawkins talks sports and politics with Don West on KPQ in Wenatchee.
Senator Chris Gildon talks with Jason Rantz on KTTH about when Gov. Inslee might give up his massive power grab.
Sen. Wagoner talks about the governor’s emergency powers
Senator Brad Hawkins’ bill to promote hydrogen-powered vehicles was signed by the Governor.
Tracy Ellis reports.