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The official podcast of the Washington State Senate Republican Caucus.

The official podcast of the Washington State Senate Republican Caucus.

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United States

Description:

The official podcast of the Washington State Senate Republican Caucus.

Language:

English


Episodes

Transportation for Washington

3/18/2022
Majority Democrats in the state Legislature pushed through a transportation package during the session that raises some fees drivers must pay by as much as 400-percent. It also doesn’t include needed projects in several parts of the state outside of the Central Puget Sound region. Senator Curtis King, the ranking Republican on the Senate Transportation […] The post Transportation for Washington appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:03:25

This Week In Olympia Mar. 6 – Mar. 12

3/12/2022
The Elephant in the Dome Podcast: Tracy Ellis takes a look at some of the things that happened this week in Olympia. The post This Week In Olympia Mar. 6 – Mar. 12 appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:08:47

This Week In Olympia Feb. 27 – Mar. 4

3/4/2022
The Elephant in the Dome Podcast: Tracy Ellis takes a look at some of the things that happened this week in Olympia. The post This Week In Olympia Feb. 27 – Mar. 4 appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:07:41

This Week In Olympia Feb. 20 – Feb. 25

2/25/2022
The Elephant in the Dome Podcast: Tracy Ellis takes a look at some of the things that happened this week in Olympia. The post This Week In Olympia Feb. 20 – Feb. 25 appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:04:12

This Week In Olympia Feb. 13 – Feb. 18

2/18/2022
The Elephant in the Dome Podcast: Tracy Ellis takes a look at some of the things that happened this week in Olympia. The post This Week In Olympia Feb. 13 – Feb. 18 appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:05:42

This Week In Olympia Feb. 05 – Feb. 12

2/12/2022
The Elephant in the Dome Podcast: Tracy Ellis takes a look at some of the things that happened this week in Olympia. The post This Week In Olympia Feb. 05 – Feb. 12 appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:08:32

This Week In Olympia Jan. 31 – Feb. 04

2/4/2022
The Elephant in the Dome Podcast: Tracy Ellis takes a look at some of the things that happened this week in Olympia. The post This Week In Olympia Jan. 31 – Feb. 04 appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:05:48

This Week In Olympia Jan. 24 – Jan. 28

1/28/2022
The Elephant in the Dome Podcast: Tracy Ellis takes a look at some of the things that happened this week in Olympia. The post This Week In Olympia Jan. 24 – Jan. 28 appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:05:36

This Week In Olympia Jan. 17 – Jan. 21

1/21/2022
The Elephant in the Dome Podcast: Tracy Ellis and Kimberly Wirtz take a look at some of the things that happened this week in Olympia. The post This Week In Olympia Jan. 17 – Jan. 21 appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:06:16

This Week In Olympia Jan. 10 – Jan. 14

1/14/2022
The Elephant in the Dome Podcast: Tracy Ellis and Kimberly Wirtz take a look at some of the things that happened this week in Olympia. The post This Week In Olympia Jan. 10 – Jan. 14 appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:06:24

State legislative Republicans share their vision for the future

1/11/2022
Senator Chris Gildon gives the Republican response to the Governor’s State of the State speech, Senate Republican Leader John Braun outlines priorities and House Republican Leader J.T. Wilcox calls for balance. The post State legislative Republicans share their vision for the future appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:10:29

Safe Washington: A Republican Plan for Increasing Public Safety, Reducing Crime and Putting Victims First

1/5/2022
State House and Senate Republicans unveil common-sense solutions to the public safety crisis ravaging communities and destroying lives across the state. The post Safe Washington: A Republican Plan for Increasing Public Safety, Reducing Crime and Putting Victims First appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:22:47

Senate Republican Caucus members remember Senator Doug Ericksen

12/21/2021
He passed away recently at the age of 52. The post Senate Republican Caucus members remember Senator Doug Ericksen appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:03:33

Senator Mike Padden has a bill that could end the long-term care payroll tax

11/3/2021
Senator Mike Padden’s legislation would allow voters to repeal the law that created the tax. The post Senator Mike Padden has a bill that could end the long-term care payroll tax appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:04:24

Vaccine deadline threatens critical services and public safety as people fear losing jobs and livelihoods

10/20/2021
Republican Senators say it’s ridiculous and just plain wrong that thousands are losing jobs due to Governor Inslee’s vaccine mandate. The post Vaccine deadline threatens critical services and public safety as people fear losing jobs and livelihoods appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:07:02

Senate report sounds alarm about effort to empty prisons, return felons to the street

9/15/2021
Three Senators held a news conference to release “PRISON ALARM BELLS: Five Years of Failure at the Department of Corrections – and What Washington Can Do About It.” The post Senate report sounds alarm about effort to empty prisons, return felons to the street appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:21:16

Ericksen vaccination-rights bill becomes rallying point against Inslee decree

8/23/2021
Thousands of emails and calls are pouring into legislative offices in response to the governor’s “get shot or get fired” mandate. Many of them are demanding passage of Sen. Doug Ericksen’s measure to protect the right to choose. The post Ericksen vaccination-rights bill becomes rallying point against Inslee decree appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:04:31

Braun calls on Democrats to fix problems created by controversial police-related bills

7/29/2021
The State Senate Republican leader is calling on Democrats to fix problems created by controversial police-related bills. Law enforcement, EMTs, and local elected officials are concerned about the legislation passed by Democrats this year. The post Braun calls on Democrats to fix problems created by controversial police-related bills appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:04:24

Senators say government failed Cowlitz County on methanol project

6/17/2021
State Senate Republicans say the promise of good-paying jobs was defeated by Governor Inslee’s climate agenda. Northwest Innovation Works is pulling the plug on a seven-year effort to construct a methanol plant at the Port of Kalama in Cowlitz County. Host Tracy Ellis talks with Senators John Braun and Jeff Wilson. The post Senators say government failed Cowlitz County on methanol project appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:05:46

Senate Republican Caucus announces creation of new Office of Community Engagement and Inclusion

4/29/2021
Sen. Ron Muzzall joins host Tracy Ellis to discuss efforts to address racial inequities in a principled, authentic, and holistic way. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Senate Republican Caucus announces creation of new Office of Community Engagement and Inclusion appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:06:35