My statement on the new Hanford tank leak During a news conference Friday afternoon, Gov. Jay Inslee announced that a single shell nuclear waste storage tank at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation outside the Tri-Cities has developed a slow leak. Sen. Sharon Brown, who represents the 8th Legislative District in which Hanford resides, issued the following statement: “This is... Read More...
Sen. Brown’s first week, plus her energy bill Washington State’s 8th District Senator, Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick and Majority Coalition Caucus member, shares a little bit about her first week in office during the 2013 legislative session, how it differs from city government and what her priorities will be this session. Read More...
Brown’s first bill would incentivize energy conservation During public testimony in the Senate Energy, Environment and Telecommunications Committee Thursday, the sponsor of Senate Bill 5648 – Senator Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick – noted that electricity users and providers in Washington have suffered unintended economic hardship due to the provisions of Initiative 937. The measure requires large utilities to... Read More...
Brown champions tax exemption for disabled veterans New 8th District Senator Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick, is picking up right where her predecessor left off in looking out for the needs of disabled veterans. The Senate Ways and Means Committee will hold a hearing Thursday to discuss Senate Bill 5072, introduced by Brown’s predecessor, former Sen. Jerome Delvin. It... Read More...
Sharon Brown on tax breaks for disabled vets Washington State’s 8th District Senator Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick, and newest member of the Majority Coalition Caucus, talks about her support of a bill to help disabled veterans by giving them a tax break when they need to purchase adaptive equipment for their vehicles in order to enter, exit or drive. Read More...
Meet Sharon Brown, Washington’s newest senator Washington State’s 8th District Senator, Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick, talks about being sworn into office by Supreme Court Justice James Johnson, what she’ll bring to the table in Olympia and what to expect as the 2013 session continues. Read More...
Tri-Cities’ new senator brings mid-Columbia values to Legislature After taking the oath of office administered by Washington State Supreme Court Justice James Johnson, the Senate’s newest member, Sen. Sharon Brown, R-Kennewick, affirmed her desire to bring to state government the values that have made the Tri-Cities successful. Brown, who served as Kennewick mayor pro tem until her recent... Read More...
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