Sen. Jeff Wilson talks with Kyle Pauley on KXRO radio about the Ilwaco fire that devastated the crabbing industry, a proposed Democrat property tax increase, and mandatory voting. https://soundcloud.com/kxronews/1-24-24-senator-jeff-wilson
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AUDIO: Republican senators take aim at opioid crisis with ‘Recovery Washington’ drug-treatment package
Saying a stronger response to Washington’s opioid crisis is needed now, state Senate Republicans unveil a package of bills to fight addiction and overdose deaths. Tracy Ellis reports.
Senate Republicans discuss a package of bills entitled "Recovery Washington" addressing the state's opioid crisis. Presenters include Senator Chris Gildon, Senator John Braun and Senator Lynda Wilson. https://youtu.be/TL98pdumick
AUDIO: Wagoner: No need to raise property taxes and rents; there is a better way to get needed funds to local governments
A state Senator says there’s no need to raise property taxes and rents - he has a better way to get needed funds to local governments. Tracy Ellis reports.
Initiative-20-81 would establish a wide-ranging parents’ bill of rights in Washington. A state Senator who has sponsored similar legislation throughout his time in office is now getting behind the initiative. Tracy Ellis explains.
AUDIO: Republican budget leader says I-2109 certification is path to another public vote on income tax
Voters may end up deciding the fate of the state income tax on capital gains - but right now the Legislature needs to decide what to do with the initiative that would repeal the tax. Kimberly Wirtz explains.
State Legislative Republicans - Sens. John Braun and Drew MacEwen and Reps. Drew Stokesbary and Mike Steele - hold a weekly media availability to discuss the very latest in the 2024 legislative session. https://youtu.be/O8kWh8Htvp8
Senator Mark Schoesler on 920 News Now with Dave Spencer talking about his bills that would require electric vehicle drivers to pay for the power they use when charging at state government facilities and require colleges with a lot of out-of-state students to pay more...
Sen. Brad Hawkins on the KOZI Morning News talking about budgets, education mandates, initiatives, the timing of bills, working with his seatmates in the House, redistricting, and more.
Washington road deaths reached a 21-year high in 2022. Now, a state Senator is championing a new tool to fight one of the leading causes – impaired driving. Tracy Ellis explains.
A state legislator wants to reform the state’s failing family courts. Tracy Ellis explains.
Flanked by victims and advocates at a news conference in Olympia, state Sen. Phil Fortunato outlined his vision to reform the state’s failing family courts. Included in the package are bills aimed at training judges, providing more protections for abuse victims –...