NEWS FROM SEN. JIM McCUNE
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McCune’s votes ‘no’ on ‘inadequate’ police pursuit bill McCune’s votes ‘no’ on ‘inadequate’ police pursuit bill
Pierce County lawmaker says majority Democrats failed the public by rejecting sensible amendments Today, state Sen. Jim McCune voted against a compromise police-pursuit bill, after Democrats rejected three amendments the senator says would have added teeth to the bill and restored a measure of law and order to the state’s...Read More
McCune’s ‘Truth in Salmon Labeling’ bill receives hearing McCune’s ‘Truth in Salmon Labeling’ bill receives hearing
Common-sense proposal would protect consumers by making it illegal to mislabel salmon sold to the public On Monday, state Sen. Jim McCune told the Senate Agriculture, Water, Natural Resources and Parks Committee that there is something fishy about the way some salmon is sold to the public. Testifying on Senate...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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