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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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Final NTSB report on deadly Amtrak crash shows need for oversight panel, O’Ban says Final NTSB report on deadly Amtrak crash shows need for oversight panel, O’Ban says
Federal investigators rip Sound Transit management of new rail bypass Aerial view of accident scene Dec. 18, 2017 after Amtrak Cascades hurtled onto I-5 during inaugural run on new Point Defiance Bypass. (Washington State Patrol photo) OLYMPIA – A final report from the National Transportation Safety Board on the deadly...
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O’Ban: Create bipartisan State Transportation Oversight Panel to prevent future rail tragedies
O’Ban: Create bipartisan State Transportation Oversight Panel to prevent future rail tragedies
OLYMPIA… Sen. Steve O’Ban, R-West Pierce County, supported by DuPont Mayor, Michael Courts, announced Thursday his plan to introduce legislation to create a bipartisan state entity, which would provide oversight over future rail projects – oversight that might have prevented the 2017 Amtrak derailment in the City of DuPont and...
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O’Ban condemns chain of failure, lack of accountability that led to Amtrak train derailment in DuPont
O’Ban condemns chain of failure, lack of accountability that led to Amtrak train derailment in DuPont
Sound Transit, Amtrak and Washington State Department of Transportation set train engineer up to fail, says National Train Safety Board Chairman OLYMPIA…Sen. Steve O’Ban, R-Pierce County, issued the following statement in response to the scathing report issued today by the National Train Safety Board (NTSB) about the conditions and events...
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Let’s talk about taxes…
Let’s talk about taxes…
The 2019 Legislative Session is now in the history books and the biggest takeaway is that there is good news and there is bad news.The good news is that not all of the taxes that were proposed passed. We were able to stop a 16-cent/gallon gas tax that would have...
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