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McCune introduces trio of bills to create a Parents’ Bill of Rights in Senate
McCune introduces trio of bills to create a Parents’ Bill of Rights in Senate
Pierce County senator’s proposal would recognize fundamental right of parents, guardians to raise their children and determine what’s best for their education On Wednesday, state Sen. Jim McCune introduced legislation that would recognize the fundamental rights of parents to direct the upbringing and education of their children. The “Parents Bill...
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McCune pledges to fight ‘reckless’ airport plan in the Senate
McCune pledges to fight ‘reckless’ airport plan in the Senate
Sen. Jim McCune, R-Graham, released the following statement today in response to the Commercial Aviation Coordination Commission (CACC) proposal to site a massive two-runway airport at one of two rural Pierce County locations or another rural area southeast of Olympia. “The proposal for a new mega airport in Pierce or...
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McCune announces Parents’ Education Bill of Rights
McCune announces Parents’ Education Bill of Rights
Pierce County state senator plans to introduce bills to protect children, increase accountability, and respect the will of parents in education As Labor Day quickly approaches, and with it, the return of students and teachers to the classroom, one lawmaker says it is time for Washington to recognize the ultimate...
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McCune calls for action to reverse ‘sad, but predictable’ spike in crime caused by Democrats’ soft-on-crime policies
McCune calls for action to reverse ‘sad, but predictable’ spike in crime caused by Democrats’ soft-on-crime policies
The annual report on crime recently released by the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs found violent crime in Washington has increased by an alarming 12.3 percent and is climbing by even more in Pierce County. State Sen. Jim McCune, R-Graham, responded with this statement calling for action to...
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McCune responds to U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe
McCune responds to U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe
Today’s ruling corrects a fundamental legal error and returns the issue to the states and the people, says the Pierce County state senator Today the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, effectively ending recognition of a constitutional right to abortion, returning the issue to...
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Governor welches on offer to meet with Republicans, discuss COVID numbers Governor welches on offer to meet with Republicans, discuss COVID numbers
Spokesman says Inslee will break a promise made in front of television cameras, reporters Senators say governor’s reversal shows disrespect for news media, Legislature Video of Feb. 28 news conference clearly shows Inslee promised to meet with Republicans to discuss COVID numbers. To see video, click here. OLYMPIA – Gov....
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