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Brown named a vice chair of budget-writing Ways and Means Committee Today State Sen. Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick, was named a vice chair of the key Senate budget-writing committee – Ways and Means – as the Senate Majority Coalition Caucus set committee rosters for the 2017 legislative session. “This is expected to be one of the most challenging and important budget years... Read More...
House passes Brown bill to support local infrastructure and jobs Today the House of Representatives passed a measure sponsored by Sen. Sharon Brown that is aimed at stimulating private development and creating jobs by assisting local governments with public-infrastructure investments. Approved with a broad bipartisan vote of 94-3, Engrossed Second Substitute Senate Bill 5109 would direct the Department of Commerce... Read More...
House passes Brown’s Cyber Security Jobs Act On Thursday, the House of Representatives voted 95-0 to approve the Cyber Security Jobs Act – a measure sponsored by Sen. Sharon Brown, aimed at making Washington a national leader in cyber security. “Washington is home to groundbreaking cyber security research and development,” said Brown, R-Kennewick. “Pacific Northwest National Laboratory... Read More...
Jason’s Law passes out of the House unanimously Today the House of Representatives unanimously approved Jason’s Law, sponsored by Sen. Sharon Brown to allow stiffer prison sentences in vehicular-homicide cases. Brown introduced her measure in response to an April 2, 2015, hit-and-run in Pasco that took the life of 36-year-old Kennewick father Jason E. Smith. A gang member was... Read More...
Senate unanimously passes Brown’s Cyber Security Jobs Act On Thursday the Senate unanimously approved the Cyber Security Jobs Act – a measure sponsored by Sen. Sharon Brown, aimed at making Washington a national leader in cyber security. “Washington is home to groundbreaking cyber security research and development,” said Brown, R-Kennewick. “Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in the Tri-Cities is... Read More...
Senate unanimously passes Jason’s Law Sen. Sharon Brown’s bill to allow longer vehicular-homicide sentences moves to the House of Representatives Today the Senate unanimously approved a bill that would let Washington judges hand down stiffer sentences for vehicular homicide. The measure, known as Jason’s Law, is sponsored by Sen. Sharon Brown and was introduced in response to... Read More...
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