Author Archives: tracyellis

AUDIO: Senate ag leaders say COVID vaccine mandate for 4-H volunteers serious blow to program

By tracyellis | Published on September 08, 2021

AUDIO: More and more people vaguely connected to state government are discovering they’re subject to the Governor’s vaccine mandate – even 4-H volunteers.

Tracy Ellis explains.

Audio: Wilson: Vaccine mandate concessions for special groups show political science driving governor’s decisions

By tracyellis | Published on September 07, 2021

A state Senator says vaccine mandate concessions for special groups show POLITICAL science is driving the governor’s decisions, not REAL science.

Tracy Ellis explains.

SRC On Air: Sen. Doug Ericksen on KIRO Radio’s Dori Monson Show and KTTH’s Jason Rantz Show

By tracyellis | Published on September 02, 2021

Sen. Ericksen demands an apology or resignation from Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler for comparing Republicans to the Taliban.

KIRO Radio’s Dori Monson Show

KTTH’s Jason Rantz Show

Audio: Senators call on Kreidler to apologize for comparison of state legislators to Taliban

By tracyellis | Published on September 01, 2021

Two state Senators are calling on Washington’s Insurance Commissioner to apologize in the wake of what they call hate speech.

Tracy Ellis reports.

SRC On Air: Sen. Hawkins talks with 12th District radio stations KOHO in Wenatchee and KOZI in Chelan

By tracyellis | Published on August 31, 2021

Sen. Brad Hawkins discusses Governor Inslee’s vaccine and mask mandates, gubernatorial emergency power reform, the possibility of a special legislative session, the 12th District listening tour, and more.

KOHO 101 Morning Show

KOZI Morning News

VIDEO: KOMO: Courtroom challenge for COVID vaccine mandate for state workers to be heard this week, feat. Sen. Mike Padden

By tracyellis | Published on August 30, 2021

“A Thurston County judge is scheduled later this week to hear arguments about Gov. Jay Inslee’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for state workers as opponents seek to have the order overturned by the courts.”

SRC On Air: Sen. Doug Ericksen on KIRO Radio’s Dori Monson Show

By tracyellis | Published on August 24, 2021

State Senator Doug Ericksen talks to KIRO Radio’s Dori Monson about Governor Jay Inslee’s vaccine mandate. Ericksen has a bill that would ban discrimination based on vaccine status.

Ericksen vaccination-rights bill becomes rallying point against Inslee decree

By tracyellis | Published on August 23, 2021

Thousands of emails and calls are pouring into legislative offices in response to the governor’s “get shot or get fired” mandate. Many of them are demanding passage of Sen. Doug Ericksen’s measure to protect the right to choose.