Sen. Adam Kline says he is satisfied with the scope and intent of the impaired driving bills approved by the Senate Law and Justice Committee. However, Kline says the Senate must approve a funding source to make the bills successful.
The United States was founded on the belief of religious tolerance and freedom and on Friday the Washington State Senate paid tribute to that most basic human right.
In a bipartisan resolution, SR 8652, sponsored by Sen. Adam Kline, D-Seattle, members of the Senate paid tribute to the people who came to our country in search of religious freedom generations ago and to those who continue to arrive on our shores today.
With a rash of recent tragedies involving impaired drivers, the Senate Law and Justice Committee on Thursday held a joint work session to establish the best methods to prevent similar tragedies in the future.
So much for “bipartisanship” 4/3/2013
Today, the Republican majority in the Senate - a majority created not by the voters, but by the betrayal of an erstwhile Democrat and 24 Republicans, one of whom has for many years occupied a seat in the Democratic caucus - has rolled out its budget proposal for the two-year period 2013-15.
The poor and middle class can not endure another all-cuts budget – it’s time for new revenue 4/2/2013
It's Day 78 of the legislative session. We have less than a month left in the regular session to make many critical policy decisions as well as finalize our two-year Operating, Capital and Transportation budgets.
The Senate's so-called Majority Coalition Caucus - comprised of Republicans and two Democratic quislings - said they would release their Operating Budget proposal last week, but has yet to do so. They are struggling with the divisions within their caucus between the "Tea Party" conservatives and moderate Republicans. Some Democrats are working with them to improve the budget, but negotiations have been difficult. Each day it's postponed because of the Republican's internal division makes it more likely that budget resolution will have to wait for a special session after the regular session ends on April 28.