Public Safety

2022 Legislative session wrap-up Dear Neighbor, The 2022 Legislative session has now come to an end and it has certainly been an extremely busy one.  As the matter of fact, during this short 60-day session, Senators introduced 560 bills and 239 of them passed out of the chamber.  For comparison, this is almost identical... Read More...
Session midpoint: Good, Interesting and Controversial bills Dear Neighbor, It’s hard to believe that we are halfway through this year’s legislative session. While things continue to be mostly virtual, there was a recent rule change allowing more Senate members on the floor of the chamber when voting on legislation. This update comes at the point during session... Read More...
Gildon introduces legislation to reinstate 21-gun salute on Capitol Campus Sen. Chris Gildon will be sponsoring a bill to restore the military tradition of the 21-gun salute during the 2022 legislative session. Gildon, R-Puyallup, is sponsoring this bill after a 21-gun salute was not permitted during the 71st Korean War anniversary ceremony on the Washington state Capitol Campus earlier this... Read More...