September 16, 2022

Emergency powers update and credit score impact on insurance rates

Dear neighbor, There is good news! For over two years now, you have heard me talk about the need to bring a balance back to our state government by addressing the governor’s emergency powers. I have received input from so many of you on this topic and know that this...
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July 20, 2022

Gildon appalled by report on increased crime by Sheriffs and Police Chiefs

  Senator Chris Gildon, R-Puyallup, issued the following statement after today’s release of the annual Crime in Washington report from the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs. “The facts don’t lie. Washington and Pierce County are seeing an unparalleled rise in crime that doesn’t show signs of slowing. Since...
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March 11, 2022

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...
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March 04, 2022

Sen. Chris Gildon’s 2022 Transportation update

Welcome to my legislative video update! Today I’d like to share a brief update on the transportation budget and some of the projects affecting our community. Enjoy! 
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February 23, 2022

Join us for a town hall tomorrow!

Dear Neighbor, It’s been a busy week in Olympia! As legislators make their final push to pass bills before the session ends, there are many topics to update you on. That’s why I’m joining my seatmates, Reps. Kelly Chambers and Cyndy Jacobsen for a virtual town hall tomorrow night. I...
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February 22, 2022

Alert! Emergency powers reform? Let your voice be heard

Dear Neighbor, For almost two years now, we have been communicating about the need to bring a balance to state government and implement sensible emergency powers reforms.  Several bills were submitted this year and we are now down to just one option. SB5909 recently passed the Senate and is now...
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February 17, 2022

Legislative video: Fix It session

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February 10, 2022

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...
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February 03, 2022

Sen. Gildon’s legislative update: Long-Term Care Payroll Tax update and policy cutoff

Welcome to my legislative video update! Please enjoy this short video where I give you the latest information on the Long-Term Care Payroll Tax and share where we are in the legislative process during this 60-day session.
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