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.
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....
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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!