Telephone Town Hall – Wednesday, March 29 Remember to join me and my fellow 17th District legislators as we answer your questions in a Telephone Town Hall. To participate, call in using this number: (360) 209-6592 Wednesday, March 29 7 PM Sen. Lynda Wilson Rep. Paul Harris Rep. Vicki Kraft Read More...
Local Students at the Capitol: York Elementary On Thursday, I was very pleased to be visited in Olympia by a group of fifth-graders from York Elementary in Vancouver. I’m always excited to get young people interested in what their government is doing, so it was a real pleasure to have this group come to visit! Read More...
E-NEWSLETTER: Save the date! Dear Friends and Neighbors, Before I update you on my bills and the latest news from Olympia, I just wanted to invite you to my telephone town hall on Wednesday, March 29 at 7 PM. There’s more information below, but I would love to have you join me and my... Read More...
Senate advances protections for military recruiting locations Today, the Senate passed Senate Bill 5405 to increase security measures at military recruiting locations that are currently subject to active threats. Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver, partnered with Washington’s military leadership in bringing this legislation forward. “With how important the military is to our state, I think it’s important that... Read More...
Senate approves Wilson measure to provide land use predictability People building a home or a development would no longer have the rules changed on them in the middle of a project under a new bill passed in the Senate. The bill sponsored by Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver, would vest building and permit applications to the zoning, environmental and land... Read More...
Wilson bill for Clark County economic development opportunity passes Senate A measure to capitalize on freight rail growth opportunities in Clark County passed the Senate today. Bill sponsor Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver, introduced the legislation so local governments can allow freight rail expansion on under-used rural or agricultural lands. “Clark County has a unique opportunity to offer high-demand freight rail... Read More...
Vancouver student serves as page for Sen. Wilson Caleb Sagert, a sophomore at Academy Northwest, recently spent a week at the Capitol working as a page for the Washington State Senate. Caleb was one of 27 students who served as Senate pages for the seventh week of the 2017 legislative session. He was sponsored by Sen. Lynda Wilson,... Read More...
E-NEWSLETTER: If you want to go far, go together Dear Friends and Neighbors, There’s been a lot of news resulting from our work at the Legislature the past few weeks that I’d like to fill you in on. One of the bigger issues affecting our community is the beginning of the process to explore a new I-5 bridge. After all of the... Read More...
Small business ‘bill of rights’ is Wilson’s first Senate bill On Wednesday, Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver, passed her first Senate bill, establishing a small business “bill of rights.” Wilson began her first term in the Senate planning to make a positive impact for small businesses and made this bill a priority. “As a small business owner, when the government shows... Read More...
Clark County legislators want to formally explore new I-5 bridge options A bipartisan coalition of Clark County legislators has introduced a plan to take a fresh look at constructing a new Interstate 5 bridge across the Columbia River. Their legislation would formally launch a joint effort by state legislators in Washington and Oregon to reduce traffic congestion, improve highway safety and... Read More...
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