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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 253–302-9582. Please, no texts.

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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Watch my virtual town hall: “A discussion of the broader human impact of the Governor’s ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy order”
Watch my virtual town hall: “A discussion of the broader human impact of the Governor’s ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy order”
If you missed my virtual town hall on May 7, you can view it here!   Watch the full video.   Or you can watch clips of my answers to specific questions: Can you explain the governor’s stay-at-home order and phased reopening? What can the Legislature do to get the...
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Watch the video of my virtual town hall: Coronavirus Q&A with Sen. Steve O’Ban
Watch the video of my virtual town hall: Coronavirus Q&A with Sen. Steve O’Ban
The Virtual Town Hall Was a Success! Thank you to everyone who tuned in Thursday on Zoom and Facebook to participate in my virtual town hall: “Coronavirus Q&A with Sen. Steve O’Ban.” If you missed it, you can watch the full video on Facebook or on YouTube and get the same valuable information. My...
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O’Ban urges governor to limit car-tab collections to $30
O’Ban urges governor to limit car-tab collections to $30
Prioritize easing financial burden on people during economic and public health crisis OLYMPIA… In a letter sent Monday, Sen. Steve O’Ban urged the governor to suspend car-tab fee collections in excess of $30, which is the amount voters approved in the recent passage of I-976. At a time when the...
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“Stay home, stay healthy”: What does it mean for you?
“Stay home, stay healthy”: What does it mean for you?
This week, Gov. Inslee issued a new proclamation requiring the people of Washington to “Stay Home, Stay Healthy.” What, exactly does this policy mean for you and where can you go for more information and assistance? We are living through unprecedented times with the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Between regular...
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