Tag Archives: Mike Padden

VIDEO: TVW: Inside Olympia – Police Reform, featuring Sen. Mike Padden

By tracyellis | Published on May 14, 2021
Sen. Mike Padden

Policing was the topic behind many contentious debates during the 2021 legislative session. Democrats, who control both House and Senate, pushed through a package of police reform and accountability proposals Republicans say will make communities less safe, and threaten the safety of officers.

SRC On Air: Sen. Mike Padden on The Jason Rantz Show on KTTH

By tracyellis | Published on April 15, 2021
Sen. Mike Padden

Senator Mike Padden talks with Jason Rantz on KTTH about his bill to help protect citizens, whistleblowers, and members of the news media from frivolous lawsuits aimed at stifling freedom of speech, tear gas being reintroduced into the police use of force bill, and the death of his DUI bill.

AUDIO: Sen. Mike Padden relieved that bill to ease access state’s Death with Dignity Act didn’t get Senate vote

By tracyellis | Published on April 12, 2021

Legislation that would have made it easier for some people to end their lives fails to make it out of the state Legislature.

Tracy Ellis reports.

VIDEO: Senate Republican News Conference on Criminal Justice Issues

By tracyellis | Published on March 25, 2021

Republican senators on the Senate Law & Justice Committee, Sen. Mike Padden, Sen. Jeff Holy, and Sen. Keith Wagoner, hold a virtual news conference to discuss the legislative response to the Blake decision on drug possession, criminal justice reform and police accountability measures.