Tag Archives: vaccine

AUDIO: Vaccine deadline threatens critical services, public safety as people fear losing jobs and livelihoods

By tracyellis | Published on October 18, 2021

Republican legislative leaders say it’s ridiculous and just plain wrong that thousands are losing jobs due to Governor Inslee’s vaccine mandate.

Tracy Ellis reports.

VIDEO: KOMO: Courtroom challenge for COVID vaccine mandate for state workers to be heard this week, feat. Sen. Mike Padden

By tracyellis | Published on August 30, 2021
Sen. Mike Padden

“A Thurston County judge is scheduled later this week to hear arguments about Gov. Jay Inslee’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for state workers as opponents seek to have the order overturned by the courts.”

SRC On Air: Sen. Doug Ericksen on KIRO Radio’s Dori Monson Show

By tracyellis | Published on August 24, 2021

State Senator Doug Ericksen talks to KIRO Radio’s Dori Monson about Governor Jay Inslee’s vaccine mandate. Ericksen has a bill that would ban discrimination based on vaccine status.

VIDEO: KOMO: State Superintendent wants COVID vaccine mandate expanded to teachers, Senator touts legislation to forbid forced vaccinations

By tracyellis | Published on August 13, 2021

Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal asked Governor Inslee to require school employees to get vaccinated. State Senator Doug Ericksen has a bill that would ban discrimination based on vaccine status.

AUDIO: State Senator who represents Pierce County sponsors bill to boost vaccine allocations when needed

By tracyellis | Published on April 19, 2021

The amount of COVID vaccine allocated to a county would need to be factored in before forcing tighter restrictions on that county under a new bill in the state Senate.

Tracy Ellis explains.