Sen. Brown on KONA’s “The Bottom Line” KONA Radio’s “The Bottom Line” program traveled from the Tri-Cities to Olympia to talk with legislators, including Senator Sharon Brown. The Bottom Line airs weekdays from 3-5 pm in the Tri-Cities area. You can turn in to the Bottom Line at 3pm Thursdays  during the Legislative Session to hear from... Read More...
Brown bill establishing state Blockchain Work Group clears technology committee Sen. Sharon Brown’s efforts to position Washington as a leader on blockchain technology won support today from the Senate Environment, Energy and Technology Committee. It advanced her legislation to establish the Washington Blockchain Work Group and create a welcoming environment for businesses that are adopting distributed-ledger technology. Senate Bill 6065... 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...
Bills, bills, bills… We just wrapped up week two of the legislative session, which means we are a quarter of the way through. It’s amazing how much we can fit into a short session. Sometimes that’s good news and sometimes it’s not. This week, we spent time in committee meetings, discussing and amending... Read More...
Video: Protecting those with Developmental Disabilities In this week’s video, we talk with Sharon Adolphson, Coordinator for the Benton Franklin Parent Coalition, which provides information and resources to families who have sons/daughters with developmental disabilities. Sharon discusses Sen. Brown’s measure, Senate Bill 6429, which create an optional designation on a driver’s license or identicard that a... Read More...
2020 Session is underway! Senate Republicans are listening to you! With only 60 days allotted by the state constitution for the “short,” even-year session, lawmakers arrived in Olympia this week ready to roll up our sleeves and get to work. For those of us legislators who are committed to listening to the people of... Read More...
Tax season in Olympia Dear Friends, On Sunday, April 28 at 11:59 p.m., the 2019 legislative session came to an end. And not a moment too soon… for in the final days and hours, majority Democrats passed several measures that will increase costs for many Washington residents in the near future. Operating budget.  House Bill... Read More...