E-NEWSLETTER: Where do education dollars come from and where do they go? Friends and Neighbors, The biggest issue facing the Legislature this year is addressing the 30-year-old problem of how we fund our schools. Our constitution is crystal clear that providing ample funding for schools is the state’s “paramount duty” and now after 30 years, we have an opportunity to deliver on... Read More...
E-NEWSLETTER: Things just got busier… Dear Friends and Neighbors, Things just keep getting busier here in Olympia! The number of bills I had up for a hearing in committee doubled since last week, so I’ve been hard at work to push these good ideas forward. Please check out the updates below on my work in Olympia... Read More...
Wilson launches effort to provide ‘Mental Health for Heroes’ With mental health issues on the rise for veterans, Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver, announced the result of a collaborative effort with two institutions of higher education to provide support for veterans: the Mental Health for Heroes Act. “Those who have given the highest level of service should receive the support... Read More...
Wilson moves to protect exposed military recruiting stations With at least four high-profile attacks on military recruiting facilities in the past decade and active threats in Washington, Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver, is working with military leaders to protect exposed recruiting facilities. “Our military is the primary target for many radical groups and dangerous individuals,” said Wilson. “Recruiting facilities... Read More...
E-NEWSLETTER: Ready to get to work! Dear Friends and Neighbors, We’ve reached the end of a good first week in Olympia and we have a lot of exciting work ahead. In my first week as Senator for the 17th District, I was impressed by the high energy level and sense of urgency I felt from everyone... Read More...
Reps. Lynda Wilson and Paul Harris to host telephone town hall June 28   Reps. Lynda Wilson, and Paul Harris, both R-Vancouver, will host a telephone town hall on Tuesday, June 28 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. They invite all 17th Legislative District residents to join them for an hour-long community conversation on state legislative issues. To participate, residents can call (360)... Read More...
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