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Page Tanner Stiefel
Tanner Stiefel serves as page for Sen. Angel Tanner Stiefel, an eighth-grader at Harbor Ridge Middle School, spent a week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Tanner was one of 13 students who served as Senate pages for the fourth week of the 2018 legislative session. He was sponsored by... Read More...
Sen. Angel gives floor speech
Senate passes Angel bill helping protect insurance consumers Sen. Jan Angel’s bill that would enhance protection for insurance consumers was passed 47-2 by the Senate Thursday night. Angel, R-Port Orchard, said Senate Bill 6059 would provide the Office of Insurance Commissioner with better insight into the corporate governance framework of an insurer or insurance group, allowing for more... Read More...
Sen. Angel receives veterans award
Angel receives award for service to veterans and their families The Governor’s Veterans Advisory Committee and Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday presented Sen. Jan Angel, R-Port Orchard, with the 2017 Outstanding Services to Veterans – Legislator of the Year Award for her service to veterans and their families in Washington. Issues involving military veterans and their families... Read More...
Angel supports ‘Hirst fix’ legislation passed by Senate After several days and nights of hours-long talks, Senate and House negotiators reached a compromise this week on legislation to fix the situation caused by the Supreme Court’s Hirst ruling, and again offer rural landowners a way for to drill small household wells. The Senate voted 35-14 Thursday night to... Read More...
Angel named ranking Republican on Senate banking, insurance committee Sen. Jan Angel, R-Port Orchard, will continue being an influential voice on the Senate Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee after recently being named ranking Republican on the panel. Angel served as the committee’s chairman during the 2017 legislative session after previously serving as its co-chair and vice-chair. “My long experience... Read More...
Did Sound Transit mislead voters and the Legislature? After a $54 billion mass transit measure was passed in Pierce, King and Snohomish counties, many taxpayers have been shocked at how much more they are paying in car tabs and taxes for projects that will take decades to reach completion. Voters who supported ST3, the $54 billion bond measure,... Read More...
Speaking at Gig Harbor Rotary Club I had the great pleasure of speaking at the Gig Harbor Rotary Club today and we had a wonderful discussion of the legislative session and what it means for taxpayers and families in our community. Thank you very much to the Gig Harbor Rotary Club for inviting me to speak... Read More...
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