The Times recommends: Mark Miloscia for State Senate, 30th Legislative District

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The Times recommends: Mark Miloscia State Senate, 30th Legislative District Strengths: Commitment to open government and accountable spending, upholding the Public Records Act Voters in the 30th Legislative District should return Mark Miloscia, R-Federal Way, to the state Senate — mainly due to his commitment to government transparency and open records. By: Seattle Times editorial board The Seattle TimesOriginally published … Read More

Re-Election Announcement

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 18, 2018 Contact: Tim Sheldon (360-490-0351) Drew MacEwen (360-250-0730) Dan Griffey (360-204-9636) Re-Election Announcement Mason County WA:  35th district legislators Representative Dan Griffey R- Allyn, Representative Drew MacEwen R- Union, and Senator Tim Sheldon, D- Potlatch jointly announce their candidacies for reelection. Senator Tim Sheldon is the legislature’s longest serving member.  “Most importantly I am part … Read More

The Seattle Times: One-party rule in Olympia should not end bipartisan effort

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We hope that — moving forward — Democrats will work to understand the needs of those outside the Greater Seattle area. By Mark Schoesler Special to The TimesOriginally published November 17, 2017 at 2:36 pm Updated November 17, 2017 at 2:41 pm The election this month of Democrat Manka Dhingra to represent the people of the 45th legislative district changes … Read More

ICYMI: Joint Leadership Statement on Recent Political Stunt by Democratic Party

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        For Immediate Release: Nov, 20, 2017 Contact: Kevin Carns, 360.870.5778   (Olympia, WA) Senator Mark Schoesler, Chairman of The Leadership Council and Representative Dan Kristiansen, Chairman of the Reagan Fund release the following statement regarding Tina Podlodowski and WA Democrats recent PDC political stunt. The State Democrat Party and Attorney General Bob Ferguson are both compromised … Read More

The Chronicle: Our Views: Braun, Republicans Protect Constituents From Tax-Happy Dems

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Our Views: Braun, Republicans Protect Constituents From Tax-Happy Dems By The Chronicle Editorial Board              Jun 6, 2017 Democrats in Olympia have rarely found a problem they couldn’t solve by taking more of your money. In the years before Republicans took control of the Senate with the Majority Coalition Caucus, Democrats held control of both … Read More

The Spokesman-Review: Control of Washington Senate could come down to King County race

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Control of Washington Senate could come down to King County race BY JIM CAMDEN A special legislative race in suburban King County has all the markings of a campaign that will set spending records and attract national attention. It’s an off-year election to take the place of popular and well-respected Sen. Andy Hill, a Republican who for much of his … Read More

The News Tribune: Ad says Republican plan would hurt schools. We fact-check the claims

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“False. While the Senate budget… the net change in funding under the GOP plan — even after factoring in decreases in local levy rates — is still an increase.” Ad says Republican plan would hurt schools. We fact-check the claims BY MELISSA SANTOS With rallies at the Capitol and ads on the radio, the statewide teachers union has been hammering Republicans’ … Read More

The Olympian: Governing requires a majority to act as one

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  Governing Requires a Majority to Act as One   BY SEN. JOHN BRAUN A simple but significant question that prevented a budget agreement during the Legislature’s 105-day regular session remains in the overtime that began April 24: No one really knows where the House of Representatives stands on raising taxes. In March, the Senate passed a new, balanced two-year … Read More

Seattle Times: McCleary fix? Senate GOP wants to change teacher pay, how schools are funded

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January 27, 2017 Washington state Senate Republicans on Friday released a broad education-funding plan that would change how K-12 teachers are paid and how schools are funded. The proposal is intended to satisfy the state Supreme Court’s education funding order known as the McCleary decision. OLYMPIA — Senate Republicans on Friday released a broad education-funding plan that would change how … Read More