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...
E-NEWSLETTER: 2018 legislative session begins Dear Friends and Neighbors, The 2018 legislative session is under way! In fact, we are almost finished with the second week of this 60-day session. Jan. 8 was the opening day. The first day of a legislative session always features some important traditions, including the swearing-in of newly elected members... 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...
E-NEWSLETTER: 2018 legislative session approaching   Dear Friends and Neighbors, I hope everyone had an enjoyable Thanksgiving! Here’s wishing all of you a happy holiday season and a wonderful 2018. Speaking of 2018, I’m getting ready for the next legislative session, which begins Jan. 8. It is scheduled to last 60 days, so it will... Read More...
Angel named ranking Republican on Senate banking, insurance committee Sen. Jan Angel, R-Port Orchard, will continue being an influential voice on the Senate Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee after recently being named ranking Republican on the panel. Angel served as the committee’s chairman during the 2017 legislative session after previously serving as its co-chair and vice-chair. “My long experience... 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...
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