Legislative video – WA CARES Fund I recently shared background on the  WA Cares Fund and the payroll tax that comes along with it. Watch my video above to learn about some of the questions I’ve been receiving and what you need to know before this program is implemented! Read More...
WA Cares Fund – new payroll tax coming soon! Dear Neighbor, As Washington State reopens its doors fully again, I thought it appropriate to send a short update on the state of our economy, the job market, and the impending payroll tax for long-term care known as the Washington Cares Fund. How did Washington’s economy weather the pandemic? According... Read More...
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... Read More...
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... Read More...
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... Read More...
Honoring the 2021 Daffodil Court Dear Friends and Neighbors, I wanted to share a quick update with some exciting news from last week! Not even a global pandemic could stop the Senate from taking a moment to recognize the 2021 Daffodil Court. I am thrilled to have sponsored the Senate resolution honoring the 88th Anniversary of... Read More...