Tag Archives: Mike Padden

AUDIO: Governor set to endorse Republican proposal for improved police training programs

By tracyellis | Published on July 21, 2022

A Republican proposal to improve police training statewide is gaining steam as Gov. Jay Inslee is set to announce his support.

Tracy Ellis tells us a top law and justice legislator says much more needs to be done.

AUDIO: Supreme Court decision gives people a voice in abortion debate, Padden says

By tracyellis | Published on June 24, 2022

One of the leading pro-life voices in the state Senate is applauding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade but says there’s much work to be done in Washington.

Senator Mike Padden, a former judge, explains what the decision means.

The Spokane Valley Republican says changes are needed in Washington.

He says those laws would be supported by the vast majority of citizens of the state.



AUDIO: Senate Republicans push police use-of-force reform across the finish line

By tracyellis | Published on March 04, 2022

A fix to one of the anti-police bills passed by legislative Democrats last year has made it through this year’s state legislature, thanks in part to Senate Republicans.

Kimberly Wirtz explains.