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STATEMENT: Republican leader says California tax refunds make Washington Democrats look heartless STATEMENT: Republican leader says California tax refunds make Washington Democrats look heartless
CENTRALIA… Tomorrow, middle-class households across California will begin receiving tax-refund payments to help with what one state official calls “inflated costs for everyday necessities.” Senate Republican Leader John Braun, R-Centralia, responded by pointing out how in Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee and Democratic legislators have refused all year long to offer...
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STATEMENT: Republican leader says lowering tuition is fairer to students, families than subsidizing unpaid loans STATEMENT: Republican leader says lowering tuition is fairer to students, families than subsidizing unpaid loans
CENTRALIA… Senate Republican Leader John Braun says the renewed debate about the rising cost of college tuition is the one good thing about the Biden administration’s move to write off hundreds of billions of dollars in outstanding college loans. Braun, prime sponsor of 2015’s historic College Affordability Program, offered the...
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New statewide crime numbers confirm importance of reestablishing public safety, says Republican leader New statewide crime numbers confirm importance of reestablishing public safety, says Republican leader
CENTRALIA… The state Senate’s Republican leader says new numbers showing crime has continued to increase across Washington should give legislators even more reason to focus on public-safety measures next year – beyond what the governor is belatedly supporting. The 2021 Crime in Washington report has murder, rape, robbery and aggravated...
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STATEMENT: Republican leaders repeat call for action as inflation rates continue to climb STATEMENT: Republican leaders repeat call for action as inflation rates continue to climb
OLYMPIA… Another jump in price inflation at the state and national levels has Senate Republican leaders calling again for legislative action to provide financial relief to Washington families.   New numbers from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics show the June inflation rate in Washington was 10.1% higher than a year earlier,...
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