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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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Freedom Caucus accepts Inslee invitation, waiting for response from governor Freedom Caucus accepts Inslee invitation, waiting for response from governor
At Feb. 28 news conference, Inslee offered to let Republicans inspect his COVID numbers – senators are waiting for governor to schedule meeting OLYMPIA – A group of Washington Republican senators say they want to take the governor up on his offer last week to sit down with Republicans and...
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As state’s COVID emergency enters third year, Senate Freedom Caucus calls for governor to relinquish power As state’s COVID emergency enters third year, Senate Freedom Caucus calls for governor to relinquish power
Senators bristle as governor blames Republican opposition to never-ending emergency on Donald Trump OLYMPIA – Mask mandates are ending in Washington state March 12, but it’s no cause for celebration, say members of the Senate Freedom Caucus, because Washington’s COVID emergency continues, and the people remain shut out of the...
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Senate capital budget funds projects throughout 2nd Legislative District Senate capital budget funds projects throughout 2nd Legislative District
Includes funding for Yelm dog park, Orting Soldiers’ Home, Eatonville cleanup, and sidewalks and Frontier Park in Graham OLYMPIA – The Washington Senate Wednesday approved a capital budget providing funding for public works construction statewide, including projects for the 2nd Legislative District in Yelm, Orting, Graham and Eatonville. Senate Bill...
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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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