Comcast Newsmakers interview with Sen. Sharon Brown Comcast Newsmakers Washington, hosted by Sabrina Register, features five minute interviews with local lawmakers and others making headlines around the state. In this edition, Sabrina speaks with 8th District Senator Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick, about her business bills to help revitalize Washington’s economy. Read More...
Cutoff deadline reached, many bills survive Wednesday was the last day that bills could be considered in their body of origin. It’s a legislatively self-imposed deadline called “floor cutoff” that is designed to keep the process moving as we pass the halfway point of the 2013 session. After that, only bills considered “necessary to implement the... Read More...
Brown business-friendly bills head to House of Representatives The Washington State Senate today passed two comprehensive economic-development reform bills that would help businesses in Washington to not only survive but also create jobs. Senate Bill 5679 and Senate Bill 5680, sponsored by Sen. Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick, are considered priority bills for the Senate’s bipartisan Majority Coalition Caucus. “My... Read More...
Bridges to a Better Government E-Newsletter for March 8, 2013 We’ve spent the past week in the Senate discussing, debating and passing bills from our chamber and sending them to the House of Representatives. The House has been doing the same, and we’ll all continue doing it next week as well as we approach what’s known in the Legislature as... Read More...
Sharon Brown comments on MCC education reform Washington State’s 8th District Senator, Sharon Brown, talks about the landmark education reform bills sponsored by the Majority Coalition Caucus that passed the Washington State Senate during “education day” Wednesday. Read More...
Bridges to a Better Government E-Newsletter for March 2, 2013 Yesterday was the final day fiscal bills could be considered by the Senate Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Transportation Committee. From this point forward, only bills deemed “necessary to implement the budget” can continue to be heard in committees. We’ll be spending the next several weeks debating and... Read More...
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