Benefits of the 2015 US Open As you are no dobut aware, professional golf’s US Open will be held at Chambers Bay golf course in 2015. Athletes from all over the world will descend on Pierce County for the highly-publicized event, and I want to make sure we have every opportunity to take full advantage of... Read More...
Updates on my 2014 bill proposals I’ve proposed a sizeable number of bills this year because there is a lot that needs to be accomplished in state government. From increasing access to health care to protecting our state’s most vulnerable, I’ve got several proposals on which to keep you posted. CREATING JOBS Senate Bill 6000 – Property... Read More...
O’Ban bill would allow consumers to purchase out-of-state health insurance In the state Senate today, Sen. Steve O’Ban introduced legislation designed to help people who have lost their medical insurance due to Obamacare to regain affordable health-care coverage. “Our state leaped headfirst into Obamacare before considering the potential for negative side effects. I have heard from many in and outside... Read More...
KING-5: Senate considers help for foster kids after KING 5 series Lawmakers in Olympia are considering a bill aimed at protecting the rights of abused and neglected children in Washington state. The proposal, SB 6126, sponsored by the Chair of the Senate Human Services and Corrections Committee, Sen. Steve O’Ban (R-University Place) was drafted after reporting by the KING 5 Investigators.... Read More...
O’Ban property tax-exemption bill would help create jobs, stimulate growth In keeping with the three priorities of the Majority Coalition Caucus – jobs, education and a common-sense budget – the Senate Trade and Economic Development Committee heard public testimony on Senate Bill 6000 early this morning. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Steve O’Ban, R-University Place, would grant property-tax exemptions to... Read More...
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