May 09, 2017

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...
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May 08, 2017

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...
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May 05, 2017

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...
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April 22, 2017

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...
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April 19, 2017

Supporting Secretary of State Wyman

Today, the 17th District team sent their love and support to Secretary of State Kim Wyman in her battle against cancer by rocking their funny socks.
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April 18, 2017

THE COLUMBIAN OP-ED: Sen. Lynda Wilson – Anti-growth interests obstruct new jobs, affordable housing

Local View: Anti-growth interests obstruct new jobs, affordable housing By: State Sen. Lynda Wilson Clark County is bursting at the seams. Anyone who lives here or even attempts to pass through traffic on Interstate 5 knows we have a major growth crunch driving up costs and driving out affordable housing....
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April 17, 2017

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.
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April 10, 2017

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...
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April 06, 2017

SW WA delegation bill to start effort on new I-5 bridge goes to governor

Legislation establishing a process to open discussion on a replacement Interstate-5 bridge spanning the Columbia River is one step closer to being sent to Gov. Jay Inslee following its passage today in the House of Representatives on a 59-37 vote. The bill had previously passed the Senate on a 45-4...
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April 06, 2017

Wyman’s Warriors: Rocking Our Socks for Secretary of State Wyman

Our Secretary of State Kim Wyman was recently diagnosed with colon cancer and when asked what we can do to show our support, she said we could wear silly socks! Since she spends a lot of her treatment sitting and looking at her socks, she’d like to see everyone else’s fun...
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