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It is one of the great privileges of my life to have the opportunity to represent the 28th Legislative District, where I was raised by a single mom. It is also where my wife, Laurie, and I raised our two sons. Serving the people of this district is how I hope to give back to the community we love so much. Please remember I work for you. My door is always open to your ideas and comments and you can call me on my cell 253-312-1688.

We will face some challenges with the state budget, but we can solve them if we work together in good faith. Good ideas are non-partisan. The best solutions for the people of Washington will often be bi-partisan. I promise to work with anyone I can to make our state better.

As your state senator, my focus will be:

  • Maintaining a strong education system that supports great teachers and promotes innovative learning;
  • Ensuring a vibrant private-sector job market to strengthen our economy;
  • Addressing our transportation system, particularly major choke points; and
  • Updating public safety laws to better protect citizens.

Having two sons in the United States Army, I will actively engage our service men and women. They and their families are sacrificing so much for us and I want to do everything I can to help them when they return from deployment and to support the families.

This Web site is full of information on the work being done on your behalf. I encourage you to call, e-mail, write or visit me to share your thoughts on ways we can keep our communities strong.

Steve O’Ban, State Senator
28th District
(R – Pierce County)

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Despite welcome repeal of Seattle’s ‘head tax,’ Senate Republicans will continue fight on behalf of working families
Despite welcome repeal of Seattle’s ‘head tax,’ Senate Republicans will continue fight on behalf of working families
OLYMPIA…Today the Seattle City Council repealed the “head tax” it unanimously enacted less than a month ago despite widespread and deafening opposition. Senate Republican Leader Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, and Sen. Steve O’Ban, R-University Place, responded to the repeal by reinforcing their determination to continue with legislation that would clearly make...
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O’Ban supports lawsuit against Sound Transit
O’Ban supports lawsuit against Sound Transit
Sen. Steve O’Ban, R-University Place, issued the following statement in response to today’s news of a lawsuit against Sound Transit 3. “I am pleased to see that this lawsuit has been brought against Sound Transit confirming what I have said repeatedly over the last year: Sound Transit has been unconstitutionally...
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O’Ban supports proposed ordinance to prevent violent individuals from being placed in adult family homes O’Ban supports proposed ordinance to prevent violent individuals from being placed in adult family homes
Today the city of Lakewood is expected to pass an ordinance that will prevent violent individuals from being placed in adult family homes – often located in residential neighborhoods – and instead, place a temporary moratorium on issuing new business licenses to adult family homes until it has an opportunity...
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O’Ban proposes ‘head tax’ credit to create jobs in Washington’s distressed counties
O’Ban proposes ‘head tax’ credit to create jobs in Washington’s distressed counties
OLYMPIA…..Many of Washington’s counties struggle to fight high unemployment as other local governments in Washington fight to tax job growth and drive business away. A tax credit proposal by Sen. Steve O’Ban aims to stimulate rural job growth with a $275 business and occupation tax credit to employers for each...
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