E-Newsletter: Resources related to COVID-19 outbreak
Hello Friends and Neighbors, You’re likely being reminded of the COVID-19 outbreak at every turn, as I am. Many in our state are mourning the loss of loved ones, including here in Clark County — where, sadly, the four confirmed cases of the virus have led to three deaths. I’m...
Wilson bill to end state tax on menstrual products passes Legislature
OLYMPIA… The largest tax cut of the 2020 legislative session belongs to Sen. Lynda Wilson now that her bill to end the tax on menstrual products is headed to the governor’s desk. Senate Bill 5147 was approved on a 95-2 vote by the House of Representatives this afternoon, following its...
Tiffany Hill Act wins final approval from Legislature
OLYMPIA… Another unanimous vote by the state Senate this afternoon brought the final approval of the Tiffany Hill Act. Named for the 35-year-old mother of three who was murdered by her estranged husband Nov. 26 in Clark County, the law created by Senate Bill 5149 will promote the real-time electronic...
In the News: Washington House unanimously approves Tiffany Hill Act
The Columbian, Vancouver A bill to provide electronic monitoring and real-time victim notification is close to becoming state law, three months after a Vancouver woman was killed by her estranged husband. The Washington House voted 96-0 Wednesday to approve Senate Bill 5149, named “The Tiffany Hill Act.” The former Marine sergeant...
On the Air: Washington bill to protect domestic violence victims moves forward
KGW-TV, Portland March 4, 2020 VANCOUVER, Wash. — A Washington bill aimed at protecting domestic violence victims moved closer to becoming a law Wednesday. It is named after Tiffany Hill, a Vancouver mom murdered in front of her kids by her estranged husband. Click here for the full report. ...
House unanimously passes Tiffany Hill Act
OLYMPIA… Today the state House of Representatives joined the Senate in unanimously approving the Tiffany Hill Act, which will help victims of domestic violence and similar crimes to protect themselves. The bill’s prime sponsor, Sen. Lynda Wilson, said once a minor change made by the House is confirmed by the...
E-Newsletter: Is the Tiffany Hill Act in trouble?
February 28, 2020 Hello Friends and Neighbors, The Tiffany Hill Act received a very warm reception at its first stop in the House of Representatives, but there is now concern that the bill may hit a roadblock. Please read on for the details and how you can help. This legislative...
Tiffany Hill Act flies through House committee
OLYMPIA… Today the Tiffany Hill Act continued its move through the state Legislature with a committee endorsement so quick that it caught the bill’s sponsor, Sen. Lynda Wilson, off guard. With exactly three weeks left in the 2020 legislative session, the next stop for Senate Bill 5149 is the House...
Wilson wins Senate approval for enhanced ‘business bill of rights’
OLYMPIA… For the second time in four years the state Senate has backed Sen. Lynda Wilson’s effort to help Washington employers keep clear of regulatory issues by improving how they interface with state-government agencies. Senate Bill 6408, approved today, is a sequel to Wilson’s 2017 legislation that created a “bill...
On the Air: A look at proposed gun laws
The Seattle Channel City Inside/Out Feb. 14, 2020 Click on the image to view The Seattle Channel’s look at firearm-related legislation proposed in the state Legislature this year, including my legislation (SB 6406) to get tougher on crimes involving stolen guns.