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Here you will find information about the 4th Legislative District, my committee assignments, my legislative priorities and bills I have introduced in the Legislature. You’ll learn about my top priorities, including ongoing efforts to crack down on impaired driving and reduce the incidence of property crime, a major issue for our area.

If you have any questions or concerns about the issues facing our state, please contact me or my Legislative Assistant, Janet Voye, via e-mail, the toll free legislative hotline at 1-800-562-6000 or my district office in Spokane Valley at (509) 921-2460.

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It is my honor and privilege to serve the 4th Legislative District in the Washington State Senate.

 

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Sen. Padden on KQNT: DUI legislation advances Sen. Padden on KQNT: DUI legislation advances
In this interview with KQNT radio Feb. 14, Sen. Mike Padden, R-Spokane Valley, discusses his DUI “look-back” legislation, which would allow courts to consider convictions within the last 25 years in determining sentences. Current state law permits only a 10-year look-back.
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Surviving the ‘blizzard’ in Western Washington Surviving the ‘blizzard’ in Western Washington
The following newsletter was sent to subscribers to Sen. Padden’s newsletter, Feb. 14, 2019. To subscribe to Sen. Padden’s newsletters, click here. The weather outside is frightful Dear Friends and Neighbors, What has 1.5 million legs and skids? Seattle, of course, whenever it snows. The Puget Sound area shared in...
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A new effort to strengthen the state’s DUI laws A new effort to strengthen the state’s DUI laws
The following newsletter was sent to subscribers to Sen. Padden’s newsletter, Feb. 7, 2019. To subscribe to Sen. Padden’s newsletters, click here. Dear Friends and Neighbors, One of the most frustrating things about DUI fatalities is that often we find the impaired driver has been charged and even convicted multiple...
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Podcast: Senator Mike Padden on longer “look-backs” for DUIs Podcast: Senator Mike Padden on longer “look-backs” for DUIs
Sen. Mike Padden wants the courts to be able to consider previous DUI convictions over a longer period of time – as long as 25 years.
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