Sen. O’Ban to hold telephone town hall for 28th LD on Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. Sen. Steve O’Ban, R-University Place, will co-host a telephone town hall with his 28th Legislative District seatmate, Rep. Dick Muri. Everyone from the 28th District is invited to participate. Sen. O’Ban and Rep. Muri will provide an update on what has been happening in Olympia and will answer constituent questions.... Read More...
“Flash mob felony” bill heard in Senate Law and Justice Committee OLYMPIA—SB 5632, a bill to strengthen penalties for those who use electronic communications to conspire to commit retail theft, was heard in the Senate Law and Justice Committee on Tuesday. Sen. Steve O’Ban, R-University Place, is the prime sponsor. At the hearing, Mark Johnson, the vice president of the Washington... Read More...
Senate passes “Triple trouble” bill for vehicle prowlers and thieves February 8, 2017 Senate passes “Triple trouble” bill for vehicle prowlers and thieves OLYMPIA—SB 5059, which increases penalties for motor vehicle property offenses, easily passed the senate this morning in a 46 to 2 vote (1 excused). State Senator Steve O’Ban, R-University Place, is the prime sponsor. SB 5059 adds... Read More...
Senate education plan a win for the 28th District The following content was originally released as a newsletter on Feb. 6, 2017.  Those who receive my regular e-newsletters have access to information straight from the state Capitol. Sign up today, and you can take the next step toward participating directly in your state government.  My newsletter is emailed about every two... Read More...
Senate shows how to govern by passing education bill, O’Ban says OLYMPIA—The One Washington Education Equality Act, SB 5607, passed the senate tonight by a vote of 25 to 24. Sen. Steve O’Ban, R-University Place, hailed the vote as a big win for kids and as welcome property tax relief for residents of the 28th Legislative District. SB 5607 was unveiled... Read More...
Death and taxes at the Capitol The following post was originally an e-newsletter sent to subscribers on January 24th. If you’d like to receive my e-newsletters directly, please subscribe here.  While the legislative session is ongoing, e-newsletters are sent about every other week.   Dear friends and neighbors, The 2017 legislative session is underway in Olympia. This... Read More...
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