O’Ban: Honoring education and treatment about Post Traumatic Stress a reminder of a debt society owes those who serve in the military OLYMPIA…Post Traumatic Stress, often referred to as a disorder, is rather better understood as an injury affecting millions of Americans who experience a traumatic event, particularly those serving in combat. A resolution sponsored by Sen. Steve O’Ban today honors those struggling with the condition and recognizes PTSI as an illness... Read More...
O’Ban’s Sound Transit bills scheduled for hearing in Senate Senate Transportation Committee to consider proposals to lower car-tab fees, make Sound Transit’s board accountable to voters   OLYMPIA…Two bipartisan bills addressing ongoing issues with Sound Transit, both prime-sponsored by Sen. Steve O’Ban, will be heard in the Senate Transportation Committee meeting at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26. Senate... Read More...
O’Ban school safety bills get hearing in Senate School resources officers, multistage threat assessments focus of proposed legislation   OLYMPIA…Two school safety bills proposed this year by Sen. Steve O’Ban, R-University Place, will be heard in the Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee during its 1:30 p.m. meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 30, in Senate Hearing Room 1.... Read More...
O’Ban ‘job tax credit’ bill scheduled for committee hearing Goal: Incentivize job creation in counties with highest unemployment to ‘spread the wealth’ of Puget Sound prosperity OLYMPIA…Sen. Steve O’Ban’s bill that would incentivize job growth in Washington counties with the highest unemployment by providing a $275-per-employee ‘job tax credit’ on new jobs will be heard during the meeting of... Read More...