Tag Archives: session

AUDIO: Following Puyallup murder, state Senator calls for special session to fix new police reform laws

By tracyellis | Published on July 30, 2021

A Puyallup murder prompts a state Senator to call for a special legislative session to fix new police reform laws.

Tracy Ellis explains.

A session of taxes – new ones and increases to old ones

By tracyellis | Published on April 19, 2021

Majority Democrats in the state Legislature have several proposals that take more from taxpayers.

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

 

Ericksen introduces resolution declaring emergency 30-day session on COVID issues

By tracyellis | Published on January 07, 2021

Hoping to limit extreme bills from Democrats, a state Senator wants the upcoming legislative session to be only 30 days and focused almost solely on COVID recovery.

Tracy Ellis reports.

Positive revenue forecast doesn’t reduce need for special legislative session, says Braun

By tracyellis | Published on November 18, 2020

Our state is now collecting enough revenue to avoid major cuts and tax hikes.

Does that mean it’s time for government to use money that’s already in hand to help businesses devastated by Governor Inslee’s COVID restrictions?

Tracy Ellis tells us that at least one lawmaker says – YES, YES IT DOES.

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.

Taxapalooza 2019 – Majority Democrats in the State Legislature seemed determined to raise taxes from day one of the 2019 legislative session

By tracyellis | Published on May 07, 2019

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