Tag Archives: Senator

Senator Mike Padden’s bill on teacher job-sharing

By tracyellis | Published on February 13, 2020

Some teachers like to job-share, but commonsense bipartisan legislation to allow it to happen in our state appears dead. Senator Mike Padden’s bill in the legislature would let school districts split benefits of the job-sharing teachers.

 

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

Salmon Repopulation Act and Orca Recovery Media Briefing

By tracyellis | Published on January 28, 2020

What do Puget Sound orcas need?

They need salmon for food.

Four Republican State Senators and a Representative held a  media briefing on salmon hatchery legislation aimed at saving the orcas.

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.

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Senator Keith Wagoner Talks About Safety in Prisons

By tracyellis | Published on January 10, 2020

State Senator Keith Wagoner wants to make prisons safer.

 

 

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Senator Randi Becker announces the formation of the SRC Tax Watchdog Committee

By tracyellis | Published on January 08, 2020

Sen. Becker says some people in Olympia may not be listening to the people, but the State Senate Republican Caucus is.

 

 

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Elephant in the Dome Podcast – Sen. Steve O’Ban Reflects on 2nd Anniversary of Deadly Amtrak Crash

By tracyellis | Published on December 18, 2019

The Amtrak train crash that killed three people near DuPont happened two years ago. What’s happened since then? And what still needs to be done?

 

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