Tag Archives: Braun

Republican State Senators Concerned About Lack Of Access to Democracy

By tracyellis | Published on January 11, 2021

Access to democracy is a major topic at the start of this year’s Legislative Session. COVID-related restrictions and extreme safety measures are keeping the public away from capitol buildings and legislators. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

Positive revenue forecast doesn’t reduce need for special legislative session, says Braun

By tracyellis | Published on November 18, 2020

Our state is now collecting enough revenue to avoid major cuts and tax hikes.

Does that mean it’s time for government to use money that’s already in hand to help businesses devastated by Governor Inslee’s COVID restrictions?

Tracy Ellis tells us that at least one lawmaker says – YES, YES IT DOES.

Republican Zoom media availability on special session proposal

By tracyellis | Published on May 21, 2020

State Senate Republicans John Braun and Shelly Short were part of a Zoom media availability to announce a proposal for a special session to address impacts of the COVID-19 public health crisis.

 

 

The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

Senator John Braun responds to Governor Inslee’s State of the State

By tracyellis | Published on January 14, 2020

The Republican Response to Governor Jay Inslee’s State of the State Address emphasized the need to get things done without taking more of your money or raiding the state’s savings account.

 

 

The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

Elephant in the Dome Podcast – Sustainability was the underlying theme from Senate Republicans at the Re-Wire Policy Conference

By tracyellis | Published on December 12, 2019

Sen. John Braun emphasized the importance of sustainability in budgeting and Sen. Phil Fortunato touted a plan for sustainable transportation funding.

 

The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

Property tax-raising school levy increases wouldn’t be needed under a plan proposed by Republican State Senator John Braun

By tracyellis | Published on April 26, 2019

The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.