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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

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The official podcast of the Washington State Senate Republican Caucus.

Language:

English


Episodes

This Week In Olympia Feb. 27 – Mar. 6

3/7/2021
Tracy Ellis takes a look at some of the the things that happened this week in Olympia. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post This Week In Olympia Feb. 27 – Mar. 6 appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:07:00

The Democrat majority in the state Senate passed a bill that would create an income tax – all Senate Republicans voted against it

3/7/2021
Senate Republican leaders are denouncing the passage of an income-tax on capital gains. The measure now heads to the house. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post The Democrat majority in the state Senate passed a bill that would create an income tax – all Senate Republicans voted against it appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:01:05:33

Open Safe, Open Now: A Republican plan for Phase 3 and Beyond

3/4/2021
Republican lawmakers: It’s time to move schools and employers to the next phase now. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Open Safe, Open Now: A Republican plan for Phase 3 and Beyond appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:10:26

This Week In Olympia Feb. 22 – Feb. 26

2/26/2021
Tracy Ellis takes a look at some of what happened this week in Olympia. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post This Week In Olympia Feb. 22 – Feb. 26 appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:06:01

Senate passes Brown measure to create youth safety tip line

2/25/2021
Isolation, depression, and anxiety caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and recent social unrest are driving some teens to take their own lives, but the state Senate isn’t sitting idly by. Senator Sharon Brown’s bill that would create a tip-line and mobile app to allow students to confidentially report potential self-harm or harm to others passed […] The post Senate passes Brown measure to create youth safety tip line appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:10:40

This Week In Olympia Feb. 15 – Feb. 19

2/19/2021
Tracy Ellis takes a look at some of what happened this week in Olympia. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post This Week In Olympia Feb. 15 – Feb. 19 appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:04:23

This Week In Olympia Feb. 8 – Feb. 12

2/12/2021
Tracy Ellis takes a look at some of what happened this week in Olympia. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post This Week In Olympia Feb. 8 – Feb. 12 appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:04:40

Senate Republicans unveil budget to help state restart and recover

2/11/2021
A plan to provide solutions for the state’s critical needs now and decades into the future. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Senate Republicans unveil budget to help state restart and recover appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:11:21

Sen. Keith Wagoner Looks to Help Landlords

2/11/2021
The state legislature passed a bill to appropriate $2.2 billion in COVID federal funding to schools, healthcare, housing, businesses and more. Senate Republicans offered several amendments to make it better, including two from Senator Keith Wagoner that would help landlords. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Sen. Keith Wagoner Looks to Help Landlords appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:03:49

This Week In Olympia Feb. 1 – Feb. 5

2/5/2021
Tracy Ellis takes a look at some of what happened this week in Olympia. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post This Week In Olympia Feb. 1 – Feb. 5 appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:04:22

This Week In Olympia Jan. 25 – Jan. 29

1/29/2021
Tracy Ellis takes a look back at this week in Olympia. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post This Week In Olympia Jan. 25 – Jan. 29 appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:03:42

Senate Republicans: We need to take action to reopen our economy now!

1/28/2021
There’s no time to wait, Washington’s economy must reopen. That was the impetus behind a Senate Republican push in the Legislature. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Senate Republicans: We need to take action to reopen our economy now! appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:04:15

This Week in Olympia Jan. 18 – Jan. 22

1/22/2021
Tracy Ellis takes a look back at this week in Olympia. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post This Week in Olympia Jan. 18 – Jan. 22 appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:03:18

State Senator Chris Gildon tells the real story of the proposed capital gains tax.

1/19/2021
Listen as Sen. Chris Gildon explains the governor’s capital gains tax proposal. There’s more to the story than you might expect. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post State Senator Chris Gildon tells the real story of the proposed capital gains tax. appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:04:00

This Week in Olympia Jan. 11 – Jan. 15

1/15/2021
Tracy Ellis takes a look back at this week in Olympia. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post This Week in Olympia Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:05:50

State Senators aren’t just politicians, they’re also people

1/14/2021
When Republican Senators Perry Dozier and Ron Muzzall talked on the Senate floor about the pain caused by Governor Inslee’s restrictions on restaurants, it wasn’t political grandstanding, it was from the heart. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post State Senators aren’t just politicians, they’re also people appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:04:40

Republican State Senators Concerned About Lack Of Access to Democracy

1/11/2021
Access to democracy is a major topic at the start of this year’s Legislative Session. COVID-related restrictions and extreme safety measures are keeping the public away from capitol buildings and legislators. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Republican State Senators Concerned About Lack Of Access to Democracy appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:06:39

Republican leaders from the state House and Senate address the media

12/4/2020
Republican leaders from the Washington State Senate and House of Representatives talked with the media about the upcoming Legislative Session. John Handy with the House Republican Caucus moderated. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Republican leaders from the state House and Senate address the media appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:43:26

Ericksen announces proposal to improve elections security, restore public trust in system

11/10/2020
Senator Doug Ericksen wants to restore public trust in elections. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Ericksen announces proposal to improve elections security, restore public trust in system appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:05:36

Boeing decision should be incentive for lawmakers

10/2/2020
A state Senator says the Boeing decision to move it’s 787 line out of state should be an incentive for lawmakers to increase support for manufacturing. The views expressed by individual members are not necessarily those of the entire caucus. The post Boeing decision should be incentive for lawmakers appeared first on Senate Republican Caucus.

Duration:00:03:46