Video: No love from the Taxman   In this week’s video, we look at the series of new and higher taxes proposed by the majority party. It’s no coincidence that the first bill of the session signed into law by Governor Inslee is SB 6492 — the Democrat’s $1 billion tax hike do-over bill. Despite continuing... Read More...
Video: Industrial Symbiosis In this week’s video, Sen. Sharon Brown is joined by Rhys Roth, Executive Director of the Center for Sustainable Infrastructure. The two discuss Senate Bill 6430 — Brown’s measure to establish an industrial symbiosis program for Washington. So what on earth is ‘industrial symbiosis?’ Despite the complicated name, the idea... Read More...
Tri-Cities Day comes to Olympia! Week three is in the books, and what a week it was! Not only did three of my bills advance in the legislative process, but the Senate also passed my resolution declaring January to be Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The Senate also had a vigorous debate over taxes, as the... Read More...
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...