Fox Island student serves as page for Sen. Angel Graysen Doane, a freshman at Gig Harbor High School, spent a week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Graysen was one of 15 students who served as Senate pages for the second week of the 2017 legislative session. She was sponsored by... Read More...
Olalla student serves as page for Sen. Jan Angel Forest Kelly, an eighth-grade student from Olalla who attends Heritage Christian School in University Place, spent a week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Forest was one of 15 students who served as Senate pages for the first week of the 2017 legislative... Read More...
E-NEWS UPDATE: Back to Olympia! Hello Friends! We’re back in Olympia this week for the 2017 legislative session! The Legislature alternates between long sessions (105 days) and short sessions (60 days) because we operate on a two-year, or biennial, budget. This year is a long, 105-day session. Because we write and pass the biennial state... Read More...
E-NEWS UPDATE: It’s that time of year… Friends and Neighbors, It’s that time of year again! The next legislative session starts on January 9th and I’ll begin the year with some new responsibilities. Below, I explain more about those new responsibilities as well as what we have to look forward to in the state budget debate with... Read More...
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...
Page 3 of 1112345...10...Last »