Wilson chosen for trade, government accountability committees After working to increase legislative oversight of government accountability efforts, Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver, is joining the accountability-focused Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee (JLARC) by appointment of Senate leadership. She also received appointment to the economic growth-centered Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Trade Policy. “I’ve made a serious effort... Read More...
IN THE NEWS: Inslee signs Wilson’s small-business bill Inslee signs Wilson’s small-business bill Sen. Lynda Wilson, co-owner of DeWils Industries, a kitchen cabinet manufacturing company in Vancouver, has heard from both employees and constituents about the stress a knock on the door from a government official can cause. On Monday, Gov. Jay Inslee signed House Bill 1352 into... Read More...
Small Business Bill of Rights signed into law Today, the governor signed the Small Business Bill of Rights, legislation that resulted from a partnership between Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver, and Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia. Both sponsored and helped pass identical versions of the bill in the Senate and the House with the House companion bill receiving the final... Read More...
Five Wilson bills signed into law After the conclusion of the regular legislative session, five of Sen. Lynda Wilson’s, R-Vancouver, bills are set to become law. As of today, all of those bills have been signed into law by the governor. “It’s a long road for a bill to become law and I am extremely pleased... Read More...
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E-NEWSLETTER: Stop playing games! Dear Friends and Neighbors, We’ve reached the end of the regular legislative session and the Senate has done its job to pass a responsible budget without new taxes that meets our constitutional demand to fund schools equitably for students and fairly for taxpayers. We’re still waiting for the House to... Read More...
First Bill Signed into Law! Senate Bill 5185 Today, my first Senate bill was signed into law! SB 5185 frees professional associations from unnecessary liability when responding to emergencies as volunteers, keeping them ready to answer the call when disaster strikes. Read More...
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E-NEWSLETTER: What’s Alive and What’s Dead Dear Friends and Neighbors, We’re back on the Senate floor this week after passing another set of cutoff deadlines for bills. That means a lot of bills are either taking the final steps to becoming law or getting “killed” for this legislative session. To read more about what this means... Read More...
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