Maritime communities to benefit from Senate approval of Angel bill The Senate overwhelmingly approved a measure introduced by Sen. Jan Angel that would protect maritime communities against liability for unintentional injuries on public docks with a moorage fee. Angel, R-Port Orchard, released this statement after today’s vote: “The city of Gig Harbor, which is in the 26th Legislative District, came... Read More...
E-News Update from Olympia Already at the halfway point of this year’s 60-day session, Sen. Jan Angel recaps what’s been happening in Olympia with updates about a recent vote to require a two-thirds majority to raise taxes, and discusses how she’s supporting small businesses and injured workers. To read more, please click HERE. Read More...
Senate approves Angel bill to help students gain job skills online Less than a month into the 2014 legislative session, the state Senate today gave unanimous approval to Sen. Jan Angel’s measure to extend online learning to students seeking certification in the cosmetology industry. Senate Bill 5996 would provide students who are pursuing a license in cosmetology, manicuring, barbering, esthetics or... Read More...
Angel supports job creators and employees with ‘Jobs Now!’ focus Sen. Jan Angel stood in support of hundreds of injured workers by voting for the Worker Recovery Act today, which would increase options and protections for injured workers and reduce costs to the state-run workers’ compensation system. “This was an easy yes-vote for me because injured workers deserve a fair... Read More...
Angel to co-chair Senate financial-institutions committee Sen. Jan Angel brings 14 years of real-world experience in the banking industry to her new position as co-chair of the Senate Financial Institutions, Housing and Insurance Committee. “One of the benefits of having a citizen legislature in Washington,” explained Angel, R-Port Orchard, “is that the knowledge and skills from... Read More...
E-News Legislative Update In her first e-newsletter of the 2014 legislative session, Sen. Jan Angel talks about her move from the House of Representatives to the Senate and highlights several bills, which have already had hearings. To read more, please click HERE. Read More...
Eight Angel bills slated for public hearings this week Today Sen. Jan Angel hustled from one committee meeting to the next to give her personal testimony in support of legislation she is sponsoring this year. Of her eight bills scheduled for public hearings this week, four were on the Senate calendar today. “Everything seems to happen all at once... Read More...
New State Senator Jan Angel takes oath of office Former Kitsap County Commissioner and state Representative Jan Angel was sworn into office today as the new state Senator for the 26th Legislative District. Known for her many years as a public servant, the ceremony took place at the Kitsap County Courthouse in Port Orchard where she had previously served... Read More...
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