In the News: Sen. Wilson appointed to veterans committee Published in The Reflector, Battle Ground — Nov. 12, 2019: Washington State Sen. Lynda Wilson has recently been appointed to a legislative committee that makes recommendations on veterans and military issues, the Senate Republican Caucus announced earlier this month. (Click here for the full story) Read More...
In the News: More veterans take part in waterfowl hunt The Columbian, Vancouver, Nov. 11, 2019 Warm weather Sunday and a lack of birds made for poor hunting, but that did not seem to bother the participants. The second annual Veteran’s Day waterfowl hunt at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge had 20 veterans take part, a sizable increase over last... Read More...
Committee appointment gives Wilson new way to support veterans, military VANCOUVER… Sen. Lynda Wilson is the newest member of the state Legislature’s Joint Committee on Veterans’ and Military Affairs, giving the proud daughter of a U.S. Air Force veteran another venue for supporting Washington residents who have served or are serving in the nation’s armed forces. “While I’ve appreciated being... Read More...
In the News: Hunters reminded they can wear pink Many new laws need to be accompanied by changes in state-agency rules, and an example is the hunter-pink law created by my Senate Bill 5148, which was passed unanimously by the Legislature this year. As reported in The Columbian’s Oct. 24 “Out and About” column, the state Fish and Wildlife... Read More...
In the News: National Guard shows off new Vancouver location I was delighted to spend part of a recent Saturday visiting with members of the new Washington National Guard unit now based in Vancouver. I’m grateful for their service to our state and nation and welcome them to Clark County! Click on the link for the story and photos. National... Read More...
E-Newsletter: Wear pink and be aware! Hello, Friends and Neighbors! The Legislature’s annual sessions begin the second Monday of each year, and a look at the calendar shows we’re now closer to the start of the 2020 session (January 13) than to the end of this year’s session (April 28). I’ve already been working with our... Read More...
In the News: Members appointed to bridge replacement committee The Reflector, Battle Ground — Aug. 19, 2019 Oregon lawmakers appear ready to come back to the table regarding the replacement of the Interstate 5 bridge as the state now has its eight members appointed to an Oregon-Washington committee tasked with bringing a project to fruition. Click here for the... Read More...
E-Newsletter: Time to get those WA license plates Hello Friends and Neighbors, I hope you’re having a pleasant summer and have found time for some warm-weather fun! I’m keeping my promise to go easy on your e-mail inbox when the Legislature is not in session – but there are a few recent happenings that are worth mentioning. To... Read More...
Editorial: Plan to crack down on license-plate scofflaws is sound Walla Walla Union-BulletinAug. 8, 2019 Does it get under your skin when your new neighbors from out-of-state continue to drive their cars and trucks — month after month — without getting Washington state license plates? Of course it does. Sure, it’s not the crime of the century but it nevertheless... Read More...