Business, Financial Services, Gaming & Trade

January 11, 2022


State Senator Chris Gildon, R-Puyallup, gives the Republican perspective on the 2022 legislative session.
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May 03, 2021

2021 legislative session comes to an end – what you need to know

Dear friends and neighbors, This year’s 105-day legislative session came to an end on Sunday and to say it was a wild ride is an immense understatement. This session was record breaking in so many ways. We had more people testifying in committee from all across the state than any...
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April 22, 2021

Gildon refutes statements made at governor’s news conference

Senator Chris Gildon, R-Puyallup, issued the following statement after Gov. Jay Inslee’s claims today that he shared misinformation regarding Pierce County’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution. “The facts don’t lie. The data I shared came from the Washington State Department of Health’s (DOH) website. It clearly shows that Pierce County has been...
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April 19, 2021

Gildon introduces legislation to help counties succeed in recovery plan

Sen. Chris Gildon has sponsored a bill to ensure equitable distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine is considered before a county is moved back to a more restrictive phase under the “Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery” plan. Senate Bill 5484 would require the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) to...
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April 14, 2021

Legislature addresses Supreme Court ruling on drug possession

Dear friends and neighbors, Through my legislative updates this year, I’ve shared information with you on a wide variety of topics being discussed in Olympia this session. From climate legislation, testifying remotely, taxes proposals and emergency powers, this legislative session has been one for the history books! Today I want...
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April 01, 2021

It is budget season in Olympia!

As we enter the home stretch of the 2021 legislative session, lawmakers’ focus will turn to one thing – budgets. In odd numbered years, the legislature is required to create and pass three budgets: the Operating budget, Transportation budget, and the Capital budget. Today I’m going share highlights of each...
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March 18, 2021

We’ve made it to phase 3!

Today I am happy to share some exciting updates with you! After a few weeks of uncertainty, Governor Inslee recently announced that the entire state of Washington will be eligible to open up to phase 3 beginning on Monday, March 22. So, what does phase 3 include? It means that:...
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January 15, 2021

2021 Legislative session begins — remotely

Dear Friends and Neighbors, As we begin a new year, I want to thank you for the honor and privilege of serving as your 25th Legislative District state senator. While the 2021 legislative session will be unlike any other, please do not hesitate to contact me by mail, phone or email,...
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May 08, 2020

Legislative update: Be safe, stay strong, and keep in touch

We have faced much adversity so far this year, but none of us could have imagined we would be in the situation we are in now. It has turned our lives upside down, but we are beginning the recovery process. Last week, I shared my ideas with the governor in...
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