Tag Archives: Pierce County

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.


Episode 1 – Sen. O’Ban discusses his jobs tax credit

By Laudan | Published on August 03, 2018

The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

Senate Republican leaders offer condolences amid Amtrak tragedy in Pierce County

By Laudan | Published on December 18, 2017

Sen. Randi Becker, R-Pierce County, who serves as the Senate Republican Caucus Chair, and Senate Republican Leader Mark Schoesler offered their condolences to victims of the Amtrak train derailment.

“We are praying for the victims, families and all those involved in this tragedy,” said Becker. “I am thankful for the fast, robust response from our community’s firefighters, police and EMTs. This incident is unprecedented for our Pierce County community and I urge patience as people work to alleviate traffic, provide needed medical care and reconnect loved ones.”

“I am in conversation with the Governor’s Office and other leaders to determine how the state will respond to this emergency,” said Schoesler, R-Ritzville. “I echo Senator Becker’s sentiments. The people affected by this tragedy are in our prayers throughout Washington. We will do all we can to help citizens impacted by this disaster.”