Tag Archives: drug

AUDIO: To save lives, Senate should stand its ground on reform of failed drug-possession law, says Republican leader

By tracyellis | Published on April 12, 2023

Hard drug possession would remain a misdemeanor under a bill now back in the state Senate after passing in the House.

Tracy Ellis reports.

SRC On Air: Sen. Curtis King on KLCK Radio

By tracyellis | Published on March 13, 2023

Sen. Curtis King talks to KLCK Radio about banning homeless camps near schools, hard drug possession, police pursuits, requiring drivers ed classes, helping small hospitals, replacing the Hood River Bridge, and more.

SRC On Air: Sen. John Braun on KVI Radio’s Ari Hoffman Show

By tracyellis | Published on March 02, 2023

Sen. John Braun talks to KVI Radio’s Ari Hoffman about Democrat legislation that would allow teens to stay at certain youth facilities without their parents’ knowledge while seeking services related to gender dysphoria and gender transitioning. He also talks about hard drug possession and police pursuits.


SRC On Air: Sen. John Braun on The Jason Rantz Show on KTTH

By tracyellis | Published on February 15, 2023

Sen. John Braun talks to KTTH Radio’s Jason Rantz about hard drug possession, law enforcement’s ability to pursue criminals, and the long-term care payroll tax.

SRC On Air: Sen. John Braun on Town Hall on KEDO Radio in Longview

By tracyellis | Published on February 09, 2023

Sen. John Braun talks to KEDO Radio’s Mike Wallin about the Democrats’ unwillingness to fix their flawed police pursuit law, progress on bills to address the Supreme Court ruling that basically made hard drug possession legal, and bipartisan action on housing.

AUDIO: 20th District Legislative Update

By tracyellis | Published on 

Listen to this 20th District Legislative Update with Sen. John Braun

Topics: Democrats blocking progress on bills to fix the broken police pursuit law and bills are moving forward to address the State Supreme Court ruling that essentially legalized hard drug possession.

VIDEO: Senate Republican Leader John Braun talks about police pursuits and hard drug possession

By tracyellis | Published on 

Republicans continue to try to get Democrats to allow bills to move forward that would change the current standard for police pursuits from “probable cause” to “reasonable suspicion.” Also a priority this session is addressing the law around drug possession — fixing the fix to the Blake decision that effectively legalized hard drugs.