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The Elephant in the Dome. The official podcast of the Senate Republican Caucus.

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Republican State Senator Steve O’Ban held a press conference near the site of the 2017 Amtrak train derailment in DuPont to present a plan aimed at avoiding future tragedies

5/23/2019
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The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Republican State Senator Steve O’Ban held a press conference near the site of the 2017 Amtrak train derailment in DuPont to present a plan aimed at avoiding future tragedies appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:06:25

Taxapalooza 2019 culminates with Governor Inslee signing the budget from Majority Democrats in the State Legislature

5/21/2019
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The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Taxapalooza 2019 culminates with Governor Inslee signing the budget from Majority Democrats in the State Legislature appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:02:31

Taxapalooza 2019 – Majority Democrats in the State Legislature seemed determined to raise taxes from day one of the 2019 legislative session

5/7/2019
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The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Taxapalooza 2019 – Majority Democrats in the State Legislature seemed determined to raise taxes from day one of the 2019 legislative session appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:04:59

Property tax-raising school levy increases wouldn’t be needed under a plan proposed by Republican State Senator John Braun

4/26/2019
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The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Property tax-raising school levy increases wouldn’t be needed under a plan proposed by Republican State Senator John Braun appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:04:15

The State Senate passed a resolution honoring Class of 2019 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Jack Sikma.

4/18/2019
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The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post The State Senate passed a resolution honoring Class of 2019 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Jack Sikma. appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:04:50

Another Tax Day is a time for two state legislators to lament tax hikes proposed in Olympia

4/15/2019
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The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Another Tax Day is a time for two state legislators to lament tax hikes proposed in Olympia appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:04:54

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that government workers can’t be forced to pay union dues, but Republicans say a bill passed in the Senate attempts to circumvent that ruling.

4/13/2019
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The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that government workers can’t be forced to pay union dues, but Republicans say a bill passed in the Senate attempts to circumvent that ruling. appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:15:57

Wolves are moving into Western Washington, worrying a state senator, and a state legislator is backing a different type of clean energy

4/9/2019
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The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Wolves are moving into Western Washington, worrying a state senator, and a state legislator is backing a different type of clean energy appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:05:31

He says the State Senate Democrats’ spending plan has unneeded tax hikes and unnecessary expenditures, but Republican Senate budget lead John Braun says it could be worse – it could be the one released by House Democrats.

4/3/2019
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The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post He says the State Senate Democrats’ spending plan has unneeded tax hikes and unnecessary expenditures, but Republican Senate budget lead John Braun says it could be worse – it could be the one released by House Democrats. appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:15:35

Many people consider some bills at the State Capital this legislative session to be unfriendly to families. Senators Shelly Short and Ann Rivers talk about the legislation that should have parents concerned

4/2/2019
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The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Many people consider some bills at the State Capital this legislative session to be unfriendly to families. Senators Shelly Short and Ann Rivers talk about the legislation that should have parents concerned appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:12:29

One State Senator says it seems like Democrats in the legislature are trying to drive oil refineries out of our state. Senator Doug Ericksen says a new proposal could cost taxpayers upwards of a billion dollars.

3/28/2019
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The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post One State Senator says it seems like Democrats in the legislature are trying to drive oil refineries out of our state. Senator Doug Ericksen says a new proposal could cost taxpayers upwards of a billion dollars. appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:05:41

Homelessness took center stage at the State Capital. With little more than a month left in the legislative session, Republican senators emphasized their continued commitment to addressing the crisis.

3/22/2019
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The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Homelessness took center stage at the State Capital. With little more than a month left in the legislative session, Republican senators emphasized their continued commitment to addressing the crisis. appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:19:50

Senators Mark Schoesler, Randi Becker and John Braun talk about a big increase in projected state revenues and why it should lead to tax cuts instead of tax increases

3/21/2019
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The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Senators Mark Schoesler, Randi Becker and John Braun talk about a big increase in projected state revenues and why it should lead to tax cuts instead of tax increases appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:07:00

Senator Ann Rivers on her bill that strongly encourages schools to teach the Holocaust

3/12/2019
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The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Senator Ann Rivers on her bill that strongly encourages schools to teach the Holocaust appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:03:20

Senate Republican Leader Mark Schoesler and Senator Steve O’Ban talk about farmers accused of having slaves, ethics violations, Sound Transit, long term care, gun control, prisoners being let out early, vaccinations, and a carbon tax.

3/1/2019
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The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Senate Republican Leader Mark Schoesler and Senator Steve O’Ban talk about farmers accused of having slaves, ethics violations, Sound Transit, long term care, gun control, prisoners being let out early, vaccinations, and a carbon tax. appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:10:00

The New Green Manifesto for Washington State, Democrats who are unwilling to work with Republicans, the state budget, forced unionization, immunizations, and public records

2/21/2019
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The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post The New Green Manifesto for Washington State, Democrats who are unwilling to work with Republicans, the state budget, forced unionization, immunizations, and public records appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:08:30

Welcome to Washington Baby Act and Raising Tobacco Age to 21

2/18/2019
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The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Welcome to Washington Baby Act and Raising Tobacco Age to 21 appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:06:07

Senator Mike Padden on longer “look-backs” for DUIs

2/7/2019
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The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Senator Mike Padden on longer “look-backs” for DUIs appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:05:45

Episode 5 – Affordable Housing & Homelessness Package

11/15/2018
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The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Episode 5 – Affordable Housing & Homelessness Package appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:19:38

Episode 4 – Mental Health Package

11/15/2018
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The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Episode 4 – Mental Health Package appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:29:04