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Shift’s Newsmaker Interview w/ rising GOP star Rep. @PeterAbbarno. He discussed many hot issues in Olympia, including how Dems want more inmates to vote, tax breaks for lower-income families, and repealing the Dem’s disastrous police pursuit restrictions.
Seattle and King County lift vaccine mandate for employees. Your move, @GovInslee.
Delayed ferry sailings hit an all-time high last year due to staffing shortages. Previously, Gov. Inslee fired many ferry workers over mandates. The ferry system has been struggling since. These mandates must end. #waleg #UntrustworthyWA
Ahead of Biden’s #SOTU tomorrow, ABC polling shows a record number of people are WORSE OFF than before Biden took office.
2021 test results in English and Math vs. 2019 test results. Read the data!
Read the data! The rage was being pumped hard in 2020 to justify segregation vouchers for religious schools and for-profit providers. GOP households who do NOT have kids in school (think older Fox News viewers) make up almost 100% of the drop in satisfaction of public schools. https://twitter.com/karinchenoweth/status/1622272035954073600
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Sen. Lynda Wilson: Costly new budget just signed by @GovInslee just made WA a more regressive place to live. People would have been far better off with the Republican approach…which offered tax relief, not new/higher taxes. #waleg #Washington #taxapalooza http://ow.ly/9vJ050EPQLJ
Jay Inslee on signing carbon legislation which has conservatively been estimated by respected consulting firms to raise the cost of gas by 95 cents/gal by 2028: “Don’t let anyone give you that swill that it is going to increase prices.” 2:07 pm 5/17/21 #waleg
And just like that, with a single-vote margin (25-24) and bipartisan opposition, an income tax passes off the Senate floor. Not an excise tax…an income tax. Something Washingtonians have voted down 10 times and still oppose according to a recent Elway Poll. #NoIncomeTax #waleg
For months conservatives have criticized WA Gov Inslee’s handling of the pandemic. But now even some Democrats are exasperated at the pace of reopening. As are some local officials. Here’s our story: https://www.nwnewsnetwork.org/post/inslee-defends-reopening-plan-face-growing-frustration-including-fellow-democrats #COVID19 #wagov #waleg
Sen. Braun to Inslee: Time to take the fencing down. Read his letter to the governor: http://ow.ly/70RA50Drv74 #waleg #OpenSafeOpenNow
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A story from the @SpokesmanReview that features two House Republican solutions for public safety: House Bill 1461 (sponsored by Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber) and House Bill 1380 (sponsored by Rep. Drew Stokesbary). #waleg https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2023/feb/06/washington-lawmakers-look-to-recruit-retain-more-l/
Capitol Buzz: WA Legislature weighs changes to police pursuit after law enforcement criticism; WA lawmakers look to recruit, retain more law enforcement officers this session; No relief in sight from cap-and-trade for WA farmers. #waleg https://houserepublicans.wa.gov/stay-connected/capitol-buzz/
From @SpokesmanReview: House Minority Leader J.T. Wilcox called on Democratic lawmakers to speak out if they want to hear the pursuit bill in their chamber. “They have some big roles to play in both chambers in getting this critical bill through.” #waleg https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2023/feb/06/police-pursuits/
In The Current this week, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox highlights real solutions to help make life more affordable for Washingtonians. He also defends advisory votes and provides a look at the week ahead in the House. #waleg https://houserepublicans.wa.gov/current/tax-relief/
In his week 4 review, House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox discusses the importance of addressing the vehicular pursuit issue. He also talks about following the process and enforcing the rules of the House of Representatives. #waleg https://youtu.be/P-rl43yKwEM