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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April 05, 2017

IN THE NEWS: 17th District lawmakers talk proposed legislation with constituents

17th District lawmakers talk proposed legislation with constituents Lawmakers representing the 17th Legislative District talked the issues with constituents March 29 as a telephone town hall was hosted that focused on education funding, road infrastructure, the smoking age and REAL ID act compliance, among other things. The day following a...
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March 24, 2017

E-NEWSLETTER: This is the most important part…

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Today is the 75th day of the legislative session and bills are nearing the final stages of passing and the budget debate is now in full swing. This is the most important part of session! I had 11 bills pass off the Senate floor and now...
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March 23, 2017

Telephone Town Hall – Wednesday, March 29

Remember to join me and my fellow 17th District legislators as we answer your questions in a Telephone Town Hall. To participate, call in using this number: (360) 209-6592 Wednesday, March 29 7 PM Sen. Lynda Wilson Rep. Paul Harris Rep. Vicki Kraft
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March 13, 2017

Local Students at the Capitol: York Elementary

On Thursday, I was very pleased to be visited in Olympia by a group of fifth-graders from York Elementary in Vancouver. I’m always excited to get young people interested in what their government is doing, so it was a real pleasure to have this group come to visit!
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