January 14, 2020

E-Newsletter: 2020 session starts; Tiffany Hill bill to receive hearing Thursday

Hello, Friends and Neighbors! This year’s legislative session began at noon yesterday, with the traditional opening ceremonies. My day began much earlier than that; as Republican leader on the Financial Institutions, Economic Development and Trade Committee (FIET) I met spent much of the morning with the committee chair and staff...
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January 12, 2020

In the News: 7 key issues for Clark County’s delegation

The Columbian, Vancouver January 12, 2020 https://www.columbian.com/news/2020/jan/12/2020-legislative-preview-7-key-issues-for-clark-countys-delegation/  
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January 10, 2020

Hearing set for Wilson bill that might have prevented mother’s tragic death

Legislation now named for Tiffany Hill, killed by estranged husband despite protection order OLYMPIA… Sen. Lynda Wilson hopes 2020 will finally bring the passage of her bill to allow the use of real-time victim-notification technology, a tool that might have saved the life of a Clark County mother of three...
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January 05, 2020

In the News: Sneaky shell game not a good look

Tacoma’s News Tribune recently editorialized in favor of a change that could be made by my Senate Bill 6042. Click on the link to read the full editorial. https://www.thenewstribune.com/opinion/editorials/article238478033.html  
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December 21, 2019

In the News: Tiffany Hill’s death ‘impetus’ for domestic-violence law

If you obtain a protection order against someone, wouldn’t you want to be alerted if that person comes near you? For the past few years I sponsored a bill that would make that possible, in real time. If Tiffany Hill had been able to get an alert on her phone,...
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December 13, 2019

Wilson to seek more transparency in making of state laws, rules

Sen. Lynda Wilson has filed legislation for 2020 aimed at ending a lawmaking shortcut and improving how all three branches of state government go about making and interpreting the all-important administrative rules that are used to enforce many laws. Her Senate Bill 6042 would prohibit the use of “title-only” bills,...
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November 12, 2019

In the News: Sen. Wilson appointed to veterans committee

Published in The Reflector, Battle Ground — Nov. 12, 2019: Washington State Sen. Lynda Wilson has recently been appointed to a legislative committee that makes recommendations on veterans and military issues, the Senate Republican Caucus announced earlier this month. (Click here for the full story)
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November 12, 2019

In the News: More veterans take part in waterfowl hunt

The Columbian, Vancouver, Nov. 11, 2019 Warm weather Sunday and a lack of birds made for poor hunting, but that did not seem to bother the participants. The second annual Veteran’s Day waterfowl hunt at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge had 20 veterans take part, a sizable increase over last...
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November 01, 2019

Committee appointment gives Wilson new way to support veterans, military

VANCOUVER… Sen. Lynda Wilson is the newest member of the state Legislature’s Joint Committee on Veterans’ and Military Affairs, giving the proud daughter of a U.S. Air Force veteran another venue for supporting Washington residents who have served or are serving in the nation’s armed forces. “While I’ve appreciated being...
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October 28, 2019

In the News: Hunters reminded they can wear pink

Many new laws need to be accompanied by changes in state-agency rules, and an example is the hunter-pink law created by my Senate Bill 5148, which was passed unanimously by the Legislature this year. As reported in The Columbian’s Oct. 24 “Out and About” column, the state Fish and Wildlife...
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