Angel leads kickoff of 2016 legislative session As the 2016 legislative session began Monday, Sen. Jan Angel, R-Port Orchard, led the opening round of proceedings by delivering the response to Gov. Jay Inslee’s State of the State address. She applauded the Legislature for dramatically increasing education funding, holding firm on a balanced budget and investing in transportation... Read More...
2015 E-News Update: Looking ahead to 2016 Hello Friends! With the Christmas season upon us I hope you’re enjoying time with family and friends. I’ve been making as much time for that as I can myself as the Legislature’s 2016 legislative session approaches. The Legislature alternates between long (105 days) and short sessions (60 days). This year... Read More...
Featuring Gig Harbor: Tied to the Water I am very proud to represent this beautiful community as State Senator. Please take the opportunity to view this short film sharing the beauty and quality of life in the City of Gig Harbor:   Read More...
Students and Families Speak in Support of Charter Schools A big issue in the legislative session ahead will be what we can do to restore support for charter schools after the Supreme Court ruled them unconstitutional using a legal argument from the early 1900’s. Last week a large group of students, parents and advocates came to Olympia to speak in... Read More...
A session that rewrote history, not always accurately This post originally appeared on the leadership blog of the Senate Majority Coalition Caucus, Exit 105. I was reading the other day that this year’s Legislature raised taxes by $480 million. This was news to me and I think to just about everyone on my side of the aisle, mainly... Read More...
Freedom Daily: Democrat Budget Proposal Freedom Daily is the daily podcast of the Freedom Foundation. Managing editor Jeff Rhodes interviews Sen. Jan Angel (R-Port Orchard) about the just-announced Democratic budget proposal and whether Senate Republicans will accept it. Click here to listen… Read More...
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