Author Archives: aaronw

08 Apr
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Assault weapon ban passes Senate, heads back to House for concurrence

A monumental step toward gun safety cleared another hurdle Saturday as the Senate passed House Bill 1240, a measure to ban the sale, manufacture and distribution of assault weapons in Washington state.  The bill passed 27-21. “We are the only ...

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07 Apr
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This Week in the Senate – Week 14: Reproductive freedom and a major floor deadline arrives

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02 Apr
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This Week in the Senate – Week 13: Another cutoff arrives and floor action picks up

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29 Mar
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Senate unveils $12.9 billion transportation budget focused on safety, workforce, green investments

The Senate on Wednesday announced details of the 2023-25 transportation budget, a plan totaling $12.9 billion in investments across the state. The proposal focuses on traffic safety, workforce expansion in the state patrol and ferry system, electrification, transit and other ...

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24 Mar
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This Week in the Senate – Week 12: Another key deadline and budgets start to move

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17 Mar
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This Week In The Senate – Week 11: Gun safety, behavioral health and budget rollouts

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11 Mar
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This Week In The Senate – Week 10: Housing, reproductive freedom and support for kids

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04 Mar
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This Week in the Senate – Week 9: Floor wraps up and a major deadline arrives

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01 Mar
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Billig bill to incentivize clean jet fuel, spur job creation clears Senate

OLYMPIA – A bill to address a major contributor of greenhouse gas emissions, spur job creation, and position Washington as a leader in an emerging industry, passed the Senate on a bipartisan 46-2 vote on Wednesday. Senate Bill 5447, sponsored ...

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24 Feb
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This Week in the Senate – Week 8: Floor action!

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