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It is an honor to serve you as Senator for the 17th Legislative District. As a small business owner, I understand the impact decisions made in Olympia can have in Southwest Washington. That’s why I’ve made it my priority to increase job opportunities, hold government accountable, and reduce unnecessary regulations that hold our economy back.

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Lynda Wilson

Senator, 17th Legislative District

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June 26, 2024

STATEMENT: Budget leader worries drop in state revenue will bring attempt to expand state tax on capital-gains income

OLYMPIA… The budget leader for Senate Republicans says a sharp decline in the amount of state capital-gains tax being collected is behind the largest negative state-revenue forecast since the COVID-19 pandemic. Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver, is concerned the drop-off in income-tax revenue may prompt an effort from legislative Democrats to expand the tax. Wilson chairs...
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May 15, 2024

Republicans applaud opening of Center For Behavioral Health and Learning

SEATTLE… Republican state senators who have been out front on increasing access to behavioral-health treatment and fighting the state’s opioid epidemic are marking today’s opening of a major new facility that combines treatment with training: the Center For Behavioral Health and Learning, on the University of Washington campus in Seattle. Sen. Ann Rivers, Republican leader...
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April 18, 2024

E-News: From guns to ‘gerrymandering’…

Hello Friends and Neighbors, It’s been well over a month since our 2024 session ended, but it sure doesn’t feel like it because of all the things that have continued to happen in the legislative arena. There’s the controversial decision from a federal judge that redrew the boundaries of our legislative district and many others…...
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March 11, 2024

E-News: That’s all, folks! Legislature ends historic session

Hello Friends and Neighbors, My 10th and final session as a state legislator (the video of my announcement is here) ended on time Thursday – several hours ahead of the midnight deadline, in fact. It was also free of the drama I’ve seen in other years as legislators try desperately to save bills before the...
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March 07, 2024

Senators mystified by cut in drug task force funding; lawmakers approve other Republican fentanyl proposals

OLYMPIA… Two Republican bills addressing Washington’s fentanyl crisis are headed to the governor’s office for final consideration, but senators say they are surprised by a cutback in this year’s budget for local law enforcement drug task forces. Senate Republicans offered proposals this year to combat the spread of deadly fentanyl this year in their Recovery...
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March 06, 2024

Sen. Lynda Wilson to leave Legislature after 10 years

OLYMPIA… Sen. Lynda Wilson announced today that she will not seek another term in the Legislature. Wilson, R-Vancouver, was elected to the Senate in 2016 after a term in the House of Representatives. She won a second term in 2020 but will not be a candidate for the 17th District seat later this year. “It’s...
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