O’Ban sponsors legislation to help fix state nursing home crisis OLYMPIA…Washington state has a crisis in skilled nursing care. Facility closures, primarily due to inadequate state reimbursements for Medicaid patients, have left many residents without a place to go. Sen. Steve O’Ban is sponsoring legislation for the 2020 legislative session intended to fix that. Washington currently has the fourth highest... Read More...
O’Ban: Early returns on I-976 send strong message to Sound Transit Car-tab relief legislation could have satisfied voters before they turned to initiative process   OLYMPIA…Sen. Steve O’Ban issued the following statement regarding the early returns on Initiative-976, which lowers car-tab fees statewide to $30. For the past three years, Sen. O’Ban, R-Pierce County, has led the effort to bring car-tab... Read More...
O’Ban first legislator to receive ‘Family Advocacy Award’ OLYMPIA…Sen. Steve O’Ban, R-Pierce County, was recognized this week for, “outstanding service to families in the state of Washington” when he became the first legislator to receive the ‘Family Advocacy Award’ from the Washington Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (WAMFT). The award honors Sen. O’Ban for his work to... Read More...