The 2023 session is about to wrap up, after 105 days, and there will be a mix of successes and disappointments. But one thing is already for sure: it’s been a better session simply because the restrictions that had separated the people from their government in 2021 and 2022 were gone!
Sen. Perry Dozier talks with KONA Radio’s The Bottom Line about dueling letters from the Governors of Washington and Idaho, a Democrat plan to raise the real estate excise tax, the bill to address the possession of hard drugs, and legislation that bans some rifles.
Sen. Perry Dozier asked for $21 million in the next state-government transportation budget to address a serious road-safety issue in the 16th district. This video goes into detail about the request and where it stands.
Sen. Perry Dozier talks with KONA Radio’s The Bottom Line about the state budgets, the Snake River Dams, a missing and murdered Indigenous people bill, agricultural issues, the State Supreme Court ruling on the capital gains income tax, and more.
Residents of the 16th Legislative District may sign up for our “virtual” town hall March 28 (7-8 p.m.) by going online to:
Also, the Senate has released its operating- and capital-budget proposals for this budget cycle — here’s what they mean for our district and state.
Sen. Perry Dozier provides and update on two public-safety bills passed by the Senate and the status of an important bill for our state’s agricultural industry.
Sen. Perry Dozier talks with KONA Radio’s The Bottom Line about police pursuits, parental rights, cap-and-trade, crime, education and more.
Sen. Perry Dozier talks about the police-pursuit restrictions that have made our communities less safe, and the “learning loss” caused by classroom closures, which has harmed our K-12 students. He sponsored bills that would address both crises.
Sen. Perry Dozier talks with KONA Radio’s The Bottom Line about legislation to create a pay-per-mile road usage charge, education challenges in Washington, and bills to fix the flawed police pursuit law.
Sen. Perry Dozier talks to Lars Larson about how Washington farmers who shouldn’t be paying increased fuel prices related to the Democrats’ Climate Commitment Act aren’t receiving the exemptions they deserve.