Tag Archives: Senate

Several Washington State Senate Republicans Now Deregulatory Champions

By tracyellis | Published on July 23, 2020

Several Washington State Senate Republicans are now Deregulatory Champions.

They signed up to support the Initiative on Regulatory Innovation.

Senator Judy Warnick of Moses Lake is one of the Republican legislators to sign on.

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

Huge budget hole prompts Senate Republicans to repeat call for June session

By tracyellis | Published on June 17, 2020

State Senate Republicans say a $9 billion chasm in the state budget requires a special legislative session now.

 

 

 

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

Senate Republican Caucus News Conference on Homelessness

By tracyellis | Published on February 26, 2020

Members of the Senate Republican Caucus discuss homelessness funding in the 2020 Supplemental State Operating Budget during a news conference at the State Capitol.

 

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

Resolution celebrates Washington’s Chinese Americans

By tracyellis | Published on February 18, 2020

The history and contributions of Chinese Americans in Washington were recognized on the state Senate floor.

 

 

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

Senate Republicans meet with reporters to discuss progress on homelessness

By tracyellis | Published on February 11, 2020

State Senate Republicans met with reporters to discuss the legislative session. Senators Shelly Short and Hans Zeiger say they are finding ways to work with Democrats, especially when it comes to homelessness.

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.

This Week in Olympia Jan. 20 – Jan. 24

By tracyellis | Published on January 24, 2020

Tracy Ellis and Mikaela Hobson take a look back at this week in Olympia.

 

 

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

Senate Republican’s comprehensive plan to address homelessness

By tracyellis | Published on January 21, 2020

State Senate Republicans have a plan to address homelessness.

They’re ready to fight for real solutions instead of throwing money at a broken system.

Senators Hans Zeiger, Phil Fortunato, Steve O’Ban and John Braun held a homelessness crisis news conference.

 

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

Senator Mike Padden details problems at the scandal plagued state Department of Corrections

By tracyellis | Published on January 15, 2020

The prison problems are prompting a trio of Senate Republicans to introduce a package of sweeping reforms. Senators Padden, Keith Wagoner and Steve O’Ban are sponsoring measures.

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

Elephant in the Dome Podcast – A nursing home funding crisis a state legislator wants to fix

By tracyellis | Published on November 08, 2019

Pierce County Republican Senator Steve O’Ban held a press conference at the Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community to introduce his bill to increase the state reimbursement for Medicaid patients.

 

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