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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...
Sen. Angel statement on former Gov. Spellman passing away In response to the news that former Washington Gov. John Spellman died early Tuesday at age 91, Sen. Jan Angel, R-Port Orchard, issued this statement: “I’m saddened to hear about the passing of John Spellman, who served as Washington’s governor and King County executive before that. John was known as... 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...
Recognition for Railroad Safety I was recently honored for my work to support legislation that provides basic safety, oversight, and protection for railroad workers and the motoring public with a Certificate of Recognition from the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and Smart Transportation division of the Washington State legislative board. I’m very proud of my... Read More...
Angel plan to connect veterans with services, jobs put into motion Washington will begin building a peer-to-peer network for veterans support services and realigning government hiring for veterans after a bill introduced by Sen. Jan Angel, R-Port Orchard, was signed into law. Washington is home to 598,000 veterans, 60,000 active duty, 19,000 guard and reserves, and 2 million family members. “It... Read More...
E-NEWSLETTER: Say hello to the new face of the office Friends and Neighbors, Earlier this week, I sent you a brief explanation of why the Legislature is going into a special legislative session to finish the budget. If you missed that message, please click here to read it. If you are interested in learning more about the Senate’s education funding... Read More...
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