John Braun

Braun: Bipartisan Senate budget addresses ‘equity issue of our time’ Provides nearly $70 million for to address students’ learning loss, additional $800 million for special education   OLYMPIA…The 2023-2025 Senate operating budget proposal released today includes nearly $70 million to help Washington’s students recover from learning loss resulting from remote learning and school closures during the pandemic. It also includes... Read More...
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... Read More...