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Bridges: Dead or Alive? On Wednesday, U.S. Representatives Doc Hastings and Cathy McMorris-Rodgers stopped by for a visit with Senate Republicans. They represent Central and Eastern Washington in Washington D.C., and it’s always great when they can visit with us in Olympia. Congresswoman McMorris-Rodgers also helped us celebrate a record number of Republican women... Read More...
Brown bill to lower energy costs and create jobs moves to House SB 6058 would allow hydro efficiency improvements to count as renewable under state mandate. Sen. Sharon Brown is calling on the House of Representatives to follow the Senate’s lead and pass her bill to reduce energy costs for residents and employers by formally recognizing incremental hydropower as a renewable form... Read More...
Some love for the Tri-Cities in Olympia Greetings Tri-Cities and Happy V-Day! Boy did the Tri-Cities get a lot of love this week in Olympia. On Thursday, together with Sen. Mike Hewitt from the 16th District and Sen. Mark Schoesler from the 9th District, we hosted the Annual Tri-Cities Legislative Reception in honor of Tri-Cities Legislative Day.... Read More...
Putting Washingtonians back to work! This week, the Senate focused on advancing a pro-jobs, pro-growth and pro-workers agenda to help improve Washington’s business climate and put Washingtonians back to work again.On Wednesday, several of my colleagues from the Senate Majority Coalition Caucus and House Republican Caucus joined together to announce our “Jobs Now!” plan. One... Read More...
Senate recognizes May as Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month Brown-sponsored resolution honors motorcycling community’s commitment to charity The state Senate today adopted a measure recognizing the contributions of Washington’s motorcyclist community and officially declaring May Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month. The resolution, introduced by Sen. Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick, also mentions the important role the majority of motorcyclists’ organizations play... Read More...
Public weighs in on Brown’s bill to lower energy costs, create jobs SB 6058 would allow hydro efficiency improvements to count as renewable under state’s Energy Independence Act Washingtonians pay millions of dollars each year for improvements that generate hydroelectricity more efficiently. According to those testifying before the Senate Energy, Environment and Telecommunications Committee today, those investments should be recognized as an... Read More...
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