NEWS FROM SEN. JIM McCUNE

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McCune bills give parents a voice in school curriculum decisions McCune bills give parents a voice in school curriculum decisions
Bills require curriculum transparency, parental permission for new state-mandated sex-ed course OLYMPIA – Parents would have a greater voice in what their children are being taught under a pair of bills introduced by Sen. Jim McCune, R-Graham, for consideration in the 2022 legislative session. Under Senate Bill 5805, parents and...
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McCune introduces ‘COVID Bill of Rights’ package McCune introduces ‘COVID Bill of Rights’ package
Measures prohibit vaccine passports, reinstate fired workers, recognize natural immunity and right to choose OLYMPIA – Bills that would protect individual rights amid government pressure for COVID-19 vaccinations were introduced Wednesday by Sen. Jim McCune, R-Graham, for consideration during the 2022 legislative session. McCune’s ‘COVID Bill of Rights’ package includes...
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McCune bill would restore jobs to fired state employees McCune bill would restore jobs to fired state employees
Declares thousands have been ‘wrongfully terminated’ for vaccination status To read bill draft, click here. OLYMPIA – The nearly 2,000 state employees fired by Gov. Jay Inslee Oct. 18 for failing to submit to his order that all be vaccinated would get their jobs back under a bill prepared for...
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McCune calls for governor’s resignation after nearly 2,000 state employees are fired McCune calls for governor’s resignation after nearly 2,000 state employees are fired
Calls Inslee action a shocking abuse of power OLYMPIA – Sen. Jim McCune, R-Graham, joined four Republican senators last week in calling for the resignation of Gov. Jay Inslee, following the firing of nearly 2,000 public employees who balked at his order that they be vaccinated for COVID-19. McCune calls...
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As thousands fired under Inslee decree, Senate Freedom Caucus calls on governor to resign As thousands fired under Inslee decree, Senate Freedom Caucus calls on governor to resign
Mass-termination event is last straw — senators cite failure of leadership Thousands of state employees get ax under Inslee vaccination mandate Follows nearly 600 days of autocratic decisions in ‘emergency’ that never ends Ferries on reduced schedule due to severe staffing shortage, other impacts expected Governor has ignored Legislature, shut...
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McCune tells insurance commissioner, apologize or resign McCune tells insurance commissioner, apologize or resign
To see letter, click here. OLYMPIA – State Sen. Jim McCune says Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler should apologize or resign after issuing a statement likening Texas Republicans to the murderous Taliban thugs overrunning the nation of Afghanistan. Kreidler’s statement, issued at taxpayer expense last week, referred to Texas Republicans...
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