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Sen. Braun on late Sen. Dan Swecker: ‘A good, kind and gracious man’ Sen. Braun on late Sen. Dan Swecker: ‘A good, kind and gracious man’
CENTRALIA… Senate Republican Leader John Braun offered this statement today about former state Sen. Dan Swecker, who passed away Monday evening. Swecker, R-Rochester, was Braun’s predecessor as 20th Legislative District senator, serving from 1995 through 2012. “During his years as a legislator, Senator Swecker rose to leadership positions on multiple...
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E-News: Governor is wrong to threaten workers over COVID vaccine E-News: Governor is wrong to threaten workers over COVID vaccine
In the middle of a visit to the Southwest Washington Fair this past week I stepped away for a short interview on the Lars Larson radio show. He wanted to talk about the new COVID vaccine mandates from the governors of both Washington and Oregon (his show broadcasts from Portland)....
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Intimidating, publicly shaming those with vaccine concerns is wrong path, says Braun
Intimidating, publicly shaming those with vaccine concerns is wrong path, says Braun
Inslee’s vaccine mandate on K-12 could backfire, hurt students   OLYMPIA…Senate Republican Leader John Braun, R-Centralia, issued the following statement in response to the governor’s announcement requiring teachers and other K-12 education employees to get the COVID vaccine or risk losing their jobs and jeopardizing their district’s funding. “I am...
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Republican leaders call for special session to fix confusing, controversial police reform bills Republican leaders call for special session to fix confusing, controversial police reform bills
Democrat sponsor of legislation admits fixes are necessary OLYMPIA… Senate Republican Leader John Braun, R-Centralia, and House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox, R-Yelm, issued the following statement in response to continued Democrat insistence in the press that law enforcement and legislators are overreacting to controversial new laws on policing that lack...
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