Tag Archives: Chris Gildon

VIDEO: Sen. Chris Gildon: What goes on behind closed doors

By tracyellis | Published on March 27, 2023

Sen. Chris Gildon, R-Puyallup, assistant ranking Republican on the Senate Ways and Means Committee, has had a front-row seat on the budgeting process in the Washington State Legislature this year. After more than 100 hours at the table this year, he reveals what goes on during those closed-door budget negotiations.

VIDEO: KING 5: Washington State Senate unveils $69 billion budget to address education, housing, featuring Sen. Chris Gildon

By tracyellis | Published on March 24, 2023

Sen. Chris Gildon comments on the two-year $69.2 billion operating budget, which includes $5.1 billion in new spending on education, housing, behavioral health, public safety, and climate change.

AUDIO: Republican budget leaders encouraged by ‘inclusive’ Senate operating-budget proposal

By tracyellis | Published on March 23, 2023

No new taxes and investments in things like public safety and education have some Republicans applauding a proposed state budget from Senate Democrats.

Tracy Ellis reports.

VIDEO: KING 5: Bill aims to promote ‘transit-oriented’ housing in Washington, featuring Sen. Chris Gildon

By tracyellis | Published on March 21, 2023

Municipalities would not be able to limit housing developments to single-family homes in some areas under a proposal in the legislature. It’s an attempt to promote “transit-oriented” housing. Republican Sen. Chris Gildon is one of the sponsors.

Republicans say pursuit bill passed by Senate is step in right direction but doesn’t go far enough

By tracyellis | Published on March 10, 2023

Police would have more leeway to pursue suspects than they do now, but many restrictions on pursuits remain under a bill passed in the state Senate.

Bill threatening rights of parents passes Senate

By tracyellis | Published on March 03, 2023

Your child could effectively disappear by simply claiming they’re seeking gender counseling or puberty-blocking chemicals under a bill passed in the state Senate.

VIDEO: TVW: Legislative Republican Leadership Media Availability

By tracyellis | Published on January 31, 2023

Senate and House Republican leaders gather for their weekly media availability. This week they talk about police pursuits, penalties for hard drug possession, and other crime issues. The also discuss housing, the Working Families Tax Credit, and more.