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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...
Senate passes ‘badly needed’ reforms of State Building Code Council After joining the State Building Code Council, Sen. Jan Angel, R-Port Orchard, found a rule-making body in need of reform. Today, the Senate passed her plan to reform the Council by restoring accountability and transparency to the process of making Washington’s rules for buildings. “I eagerly looked forward to the... Read More...
E-NEWS UPDATE: Lowering Narrows Bridge Toll Rates Hello Friends! Today is the last day to pass bills out of policy committee in the house in which the bill started – either the Senate or the House. That means I’ve been working hard to build support for my bills and presenting them in committee hearings for the past couple of... Read More...
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