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This Week In Olympia Jan. 10 – Jan. 14

By tracyellis | Published on January 14, 2022

The Elephant in the Dome Podcast: Tracy Ellis and Kimberly Wirtz take a look at some of the things that happened this week in Olympia.

AUDIO: 7th District Legislative Update

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Listen to this 7th District Legislative Update with Senator Shelly Short.

Topics: The Governor’s emergency powers and a bill that would allow individual school districts to determine what works best for them when it comes to implementing policies.

SRC ON AIR: Sen. Simon Sefzik on KTTH Radio’s Jason Rantz Show

By tracyellis | Published on January 13, 2022

State Sen. Simon Sefzik talked with KTTH Radio’s Jason Rantz about how he views his youth as a strength and the governor’s COVID vaccine mandate and emergency powers. The Ferndale Republican also expressed his hope to work with and learn from people on both sides of the aisle.

SRC On Air: Sen. Jeff Wilson on Town Hall on KEDO Radio in Longview

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Sen. Wilson talks to KEDO Radio’s Mike Wallin about frustrations related to session with COVID restrictions, efforts to fix bad laws and reform gubernatorial emergency powers, his bills to crack down on catalytic converter theft and allow people to become energy independent and more.

SRC On Air: Sen. Curtis King on The Dori Monson Show on KIRO Radio

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Sen. Curtis King on KIRO Radio’s Dori Monson Show talking about a Washington State Department of Transportation decision not to accept help from Kittitas County snowplows because of the Governor’s COVID vaccine mandate.

AUDIO: 20th District Legislative Update

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Listen to this 20th District Legislative Update with Sen. John Braun.

Topics: Senate Republicans’ Priorities for Washington and getting things done while in the minority in the legislature.