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Angel chosen as Senate Financial Institutions, Insurance chair Today, Sen. Jan Angel, R-Port Orchard, was chosen to lead the Senate Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee, building on years of industry experience and legislative leadership. After previously serving as co-chair and vice-chair of the committee, Angel now takes the reins of one of the Senate’s more challenging subjects. “I’ve... Read More...
Groundbreaking for Gateway Park in Key Peninsula Recently, I attended the groundbreaking for improvements to Gateway Park on the Key Peninsula. These improvements were made possible because we worked to include $500,000 in the state capital budget to invest in this invaluable community resource. To read more about state investments on the Key Peninsula, click here… Read More...
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...
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