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Legislative Update – Feb. 11, 2014 Growth Management Act: A Burden on Our Communities I have cosponsored legislation recently that addresses some serious concerns I have regarding the state’s Growth Management Act (GMA). The fact is that our communities know what is best for planning and managing growth. The GMA is overly burdensome and this proposed... Read More...
Join me Tuesday, February 11th at 6:30PM for a Telephone Town Hall! I want to hear from you! I will be hosting a telephone town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb.11 and I encourage all 20th District residents to participate. I will be joined by Representatives Richard DeBolt and Ed Orcutt. The community conversation is much like an interactive radio program,... Read More...
Braun comments on special session, reforms Washington State’s 20th District Senator, John Braun, R-Centralia, talks about the budget impasse that appears to be necessitating a second special session, plus he comments on the workers’ compensation reform package recently passed by the Senate. Read More...
Braun unimpressed by governor’s tax-increase proposal 20th District senator asks why college students pay for state employee pay increases Sen. John Braun’s reaction to the governor’s proposed new taxes totaling $1.4 billion in the next two years, including tax increases on businesses, oil refineries, beer and bottled-water drinkers and out-of-state shoppers, is simple: “What happened to... Read More...
Senators Braun, Holmquist Newbry celebrate passage of pro-jobs agenda Majority Coalition Caucus leaders are pleased with bipartisan support The Chair and Vice-Chair of the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee, Senators Janéa Holmquist Newbry and John Braun, celebrated the efforts of the Majority Coalition Caucus (MCC) to work collaboratively with several members of the minority to pass a number of... Read More...
John Braun on the MCC education reform bills Washington State’s 20th District Senator, John Braun, talks about the landmark education reform bills sponsored by the Majority Coalition Caucus that passed the Washington State Senate during “education day” Wednesday. Read More...
Senator Braun on how the MCC promotes job growth, education reform Washington State’s 20th District Senator, John Braun, R-Centrailia, and Chair of the Senate Trade and Economic Development Committee, talks about the 2013 legislative session, what the Majority Coalition Caucus is doing to promote job growth and how it plans to reform the education system in Washington State. Read More...