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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...
Angel leads kickoff of 2016 legislative session As the 2016 legislative session began Monday, Sen. Jan Angel, R-Port Orchard, led the opening round of proceedings by delivering the response to Gov. Jay Inslee’s State of the State address. She applauded the Legislature for dramatically increasing education funding, holding firm on a balanced budget and investing in transportation... Read More...
Featuring Gig Harbor: Tied to the Water I am very proud to represent this beautiful community as State Senator. Please take the opportunity to view this short film sharing the beauty and quality of life in the City of Gig Harbor:   Read More...
Students and Families Speak in Support of Charter Schools A big issue in the legislative session ahead will be what we can do to restore support for charter schools after the Supreme Court ruled them unconstitutional using a legal argument from the early 1900’s. Last week a large group of students, parents and advocates came to Olympia to speak in... Read More...
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