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Sen. Braun’s third weekly video Senator John Braun, R-Centralia, talks about training wage, teen unemployment, jobs and tax reform. Did you know that teen unemployment went from 102,465 in 2001 to 56,153 in 2011*? A bill introduced in the legislature will try to help. *Numbers based on a report issued by the Washington State Employment... Read More...
Sen. Braun’s second weekly video Senator John Braun discusses jobs and education reform during his weekly video. He also talks about his decision to repeal the insurance portion of family leave./ Read More...
Sen. Braun’s First Weekly Video Sen. Braun talks about his goals for the 2013 session, which include creating a better environment for job growth, funding education and balancing the state budget without raising taxes. Read More...
Braun backs measure requiring two-thirds majority vote for tax hikes Proposed amendment would add supermajority requirement to state’s constitution OLYMPIA… Inspired by the repeated passage of initiatives requiring a two-thirds vote in the Legislature to raise taxes, Sen. John Braun is sponsoring Senate Joint Resolution 8200, which would let Washington voters decide whether to permanently add that supermajority standard to... Read More...
Sen. John Braun Oath of Office Sen. John Braun today took the oath of office to become the new senator representing the 20th Legislative District. Braun, R-Centralia, looks forward to his role as chairman of the Senate Trade and Economic Development Committee and to upholding the principles of the new Majority Coalition Caucus, a bipartisan coalition... Read More...
Braun sworn in as new 20th Legislative District senator For Release:                                                        For Interview Contact: Jan. 14, 2013                                                       Sen. John Braun (360) 786-7638 Braun sworn in as new 20th Legislative District senator Assignments include serving as chairman of economic development committee OLYMPIA… Sen. John Braun today took the oath of office to become the new senator representing the 20th... Read More...
Being a ‘rookie’ leads to feature in TVW network interview TVW is the state’s version of the C-SPAN network. It covers every legislative hearing and voting session that takes place at the Capitol, and also offers some original public-affairs programming. One of those programs is “The Impact,” which airs on Wednesday evenings (but is always available online). The program’s host... Read More...