Public Safety

VIDEO: Protecting our Hanford workers In this week’s video, we discuss the importance of protecting our Hanford workers, and providing them with the resources necessary for them to get proper medical care. We’re joined by Nickolas Bumpaos, President of  the Central Washington Building Trades Council. Read More...
Video: Anti-Human Trafficking Month   In this week’s video, Sen. Brown is joined by Kay Olson, a senior instructor at the WSU College of Nursing. The two discuss efforts to raise awareness of the issue of human trafficking and Sen. Brown’s legislation declaring January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Read More...
Brown: ‘We must end human trafficking!’ Today is Human Trafficking Awareness Day. State Senator Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick, released the following audio comments on the importance of the fight against human trafficking, the progress Washington state has made in tackling the problem, and the need for more work to be done: 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...
Bridges to a Better Government E-Newsletter for May 20, 2013 One week into the first “special session” of the Legislature and I’m working hard to make sure that the 2013-15 state budget doesn’t include any new or increased taxes. Last week mostly consisted of budget negotiations, ceremonial bill signings and meetings of policy committees, and now there are just three... Read More...
WATCH: Work session briefing on Hanford’s leaking storage tanks The Senate Energy, Environment and Telecommunications Committee held a special hearing at 8 a.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2013, to learn more about the recently reported leaks from six underground radioactive waste storage tanks at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Hanford Site. In addition to a briefing from representatives from... Read More...