Senator Braun on the status of paid family leave
Washington State’s 20th District Senator, John Braun, talks about the status of his bill to repeal the unfunded insurance portion of family leave. The bill does not repeal current federal, state or city family medical leave statutes.
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.
Sen John Braun weekly video
In this week’s video, Sen. John Braun discusses several bills that will help the private sector create jobs.
Braun adds several bills to Senate Majority Coalition’s jobs package
The Senate Trade and Economic Development Committee voted Wednesday in favor of adding eight bills to the already robust jobs package spearheaded by the Senate Majority Coalition Caucus. Sen. John Braun, committee chairman, said each bill passed would help to bring stability, predictability and efficiency to Washington’s private sector. It...
Braun denounces Senate-minority tax plan but says it deserves fair hearing
While Sen. John Braun has no interest in tax increases, he is interested in bringing more cooperation and bipartisanship to the state Capitol – and that’s why the 20th District lawmaker will spend part of Valentine’s Day listening to proposals from the Senate minority that would raise taxes on Washingtonians...
Braun talks about new workers’ comp. bill
Washington State’s 20th District Senator, John Braun, R-Centrailia, and Chair of the Senate Trade and Economic Development Committee, says Oregon’s private-insurance option has helped to lower the rates for employers, improve the quality of care for injured workers and reduced the amount of time-loss incurred.
Braun proposes to end state’s monopoly on workers’ compensation coverage
20th District senator’s bill would give employers choice when buying industrial insurance OLYMPIA… Washington is one of only a handful of states that do not allow employers to choose between a state agency and private carriers when shopping for industrial insurance, also known as workers’ compensation. Sen. John Braun says...
Business owners testify in support of workers’ comp reform
Several business owners from around the state talk about supporting reform of the current workers’ compensation system. All of them agreed the cost of the system is wrecking thier chance to pay thier employees more, add new employees, or increase benefits.
Braun bill would help relieve business burdens
Washington State’s 20th District Senator, John Braun, R-Centrailia, and Chair of the Senate Trade and Economic Development Committee, talks about his bill to help businesses in Washington State by repealing the never-funded paid family leave insurance provision of the 2007 family and medical leave act.