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Gig Harbor Chamber of Commerce Legislative Update I recently shared a presentation on our results in the Legislature with the Gig Harbor Chamber of Commerce, including major education spending increases and a college tuition cut. I’m proud of our results and was glad to get feedback from local leaders on how I can serve them best in... Read More...
At the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce I recently participated in the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce After Hours event featuring a motorcycle display and Penny the Dog. Penny the Dog is a mascot for a local credit union dedicated to encouraging kids to save their money monthly. It was good to meet with so many business... Read More...
New Waterman Pier open after state investment I was very glad to cut the ribbon for the opening of the new Waterman Pier on Friday, after pushing for the Legislature to include this as a funding priority in the state capital budget in 2015. Work began less than a year ago on the aging and crumbling old wooden pier... Read More...
Serving Gig Harbor This video by the Gig Harbor Chamber of Commerce features many of the ways in which Gig Harbor is home to the people of our community. As State Senator for Gig Harbor, it is my honor to help this community and the businesses and citizens who live and work here... Read More...
E-NEWS UPDATE: Restraint and Responsibility Hello Friends! It’s finally over. On Tuesday, we worked late into the night to pass the supplemental budget that had been holding up the end of legislative session. The hold-up happened because House Democrats insisted on blowing a hole in our budget which is required by law to balance over... Read More...
Angel blasts governor veto of Kitsap Public Health solution In an unprecedented move, the governor vetoed 27 bills passed mostly unanimously by the Legislature. His move came as a result of a threat made to attempt to force the Legislature to reach a budget agreement and finish the legislative session. A crucial bill brought forward by Kitsap Public Health... Read More...
Three Angel bills ready for governor’s pen Three bills sponsored by Sen. Jan Angel, R-Port Orchard, passed the Legislature this week and are on their way to the governor to be signed into law. The three measures addressing local government efficiency, grief counseling coverage and service contracts were priorities of Angel heading into the legislative session. “It’s... Read More...
E-NEWS UPDATE: In the final stretch Hello Friends! We are in the final stretch of the legislative session and a lot of great work is getting done to try to finish the session on time. The official end of this session is March 10 at midnight. Before then, we need to reach an agreement on an... Read More...
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