School-safety bill shaped by O’Ban passes the Senate OLYMPIA…Sen. Steve O’Ban, R-Pierce County, issued the following statement after his critical amendment strengthening legislation he helped shape that increases school-safety passed the Senate. Amendment 612 to House Bill 1216, which passed unanimously, provides a uniform policy and a grant program for school resource officers (law enforcement officers) in our... Read More...
O’Ban congratulates former Tribune publisher for gubernatorial confirmation David Zeeck appointed to University of Washington Board of Regents OLYMPIA…Sen. Steve O’Ban issued the following statement congratulating the former publisher and executive editor of The Tacoma News Tribune, David Zeeck, for his confirmation today as a gubernatorial appointee to the University of Washington Board of Regents. “David really set... Read More...
O’Ban congratulates Daffodil princesses of 28th Legislative District OLYMPIA…Sen. Steve O’Ban extended the following congratulations after the Daffodil Festival court honored today in the Legislature with a Senate resolution. The group includes several young women from high schools in Sen. O’Ban’s legislative district. Tatiana Crichton from Bethel High School Linda Tran from Clover Park High School Sharon Ryu... Read More...
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...