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This Week In Olympia Mar. 15 – Mar. 19

By tracyellis | Published on March 19, 2021

Tracy Ellis takes a look at some of the things that happened this week in Olympia. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.  

This Week In Olympia Feb. 27 – Mar. 6

By tracyellis | Published on March 07, 2021

Tracy Ellis takes a look at some of the the things that happened this week in Olympia. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

 

The Democrat majority in the state Senate passed a bill that would create an income tax – all Senate Republicans voted against it

By tracyellis | Published on March 06, 2021

Senate Republican leaders are denouncing the passage of an income-tax on capital gains. The measure now heads to the house. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

Sen. Keith Wagoner Looks to Help Landlords

By tracyellis | Published on February 11, 2021

The state legislature passed a bill to appropriate $2.2 billion in COVID federal funding to schools, healthcare, housing, businesses and more. Senate Republicans offered several amendments to make it better, including two from Senator Keith Wagoner that would help landlords. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus.

Two State Senate Republican Leaders on Centennial Anniversary of Women Being Allowed to Vote

By tracyellis | Published on January 27, 2020

August 26th is the 100th Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote.

State Senate Republican Floor Leader Shelly Short and Senate Caucus Vice Chair Judy Warnick share their thoughts.

Click here for more information on our state’s celebration.

 

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

Elephant in the Dome Podcast – Sustainability was the underlying theme from Senate Republicans at the Re-Wire Policy Conference

By tracyellis | Published on December 12, 2019

Sen. John Braun emphasized the importance of sustainability in budgeting and Sen. Phil Fortunato touted a plan for sustainable transportation funding.

 

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

Elephant in the Dome Podcast – O’Ban fights to repeal business tax increase on health-care providers

By tracyellis | Published on December 06, 2019

A state legislator wants to help doctors by getting rid of the tax hike imposed on them during the last legislative session. Senator Steve O’Ban is sponsoring a bill in the upcoming session that would repeal the 20% business tax increase for health care providers.

 

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

Elephant in the Dome Podcast – GOP Senators react to I-976 passage

By tracyellis | Published on November 07, 2019

Sen. Steve O’Ban says I-976 passage should send a strong message to Sound Transit and to Democrats and Sen. Phil Fortunato says it should get people thinking about his bill to pay for roads.

 

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

Washington has a new State Senator

By tracyellis | Published on October 24, 2019

Oak Harbor Republican Ron Muzzall was selected to represent the 10th District as State Senator.

 

 

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

The Majority Party increased the tax on businesses by 20%…

By tracyellis | Published on October 08, 2019

…To better understand the impact on real people, Sen. Steve O’Ban interviewed doctors, and other small business owners.

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