Tag Archives: COVID

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
Sen. Mike Padden

“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.”

AUDIO: Ericksen vaccination-rights bill becomes rallying point against Inslee decree

By tracyellis | Published on August 23, 2021

Gov. Inslee’s COVID vaccine mandate stirred a hornet’s nest -Tracy Ellis tells us a vaccination-rights bill introduced months ago is now a focal point for protesters.

VIDEO: KOMO TV: Pierce County lawmaker calls for more COVID vaccine amid risk of Phase 1 rollback, featuring Sen. Chris Gildon

By tracyellis | Published on April 20, 2021

Amid the threat of being ordered to rollback to Phase 1 because of its worsening COVID metrics, Sen. Chris Gildon issued an urgent plea for Pierce County to receive more doses of the vaccine.

 

Ericksen introduces resolution declaring emergency 30-day session on COVID issues

By tracyellis | Published on January 07, 2021

Hoping to limit extreme bills from Democrats, a state Senator wants the upcoming legislative session to be only 30 days and focused almost solely on COVID recovery.

Tracy Ellis reports.