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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 during this year’s legislative session, including criminal justice legislation, a continuing effort to crack down on impaired driving and the Senate’s investigation of the Department of Corrections — to ensure no one in state government, no matter how prominent, can escape accountability for one of the deadliest management failures in the history of our state.

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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New probe in Senate; study shows staggering cost of Hirst decision New probe in Senate; study shows staggering cost of Hirst decision
The following newsletter was sent to subscribers to Sen. Padden’s Report From Olympia, Sept. 21, 2017. To subscribe to Sen. Padden’s newsletters, click here. Dear friends and neighbors, Next week the Senate Law and Justice Committee launches an investigation of Sound Transit and the $54 billion bond issue it passed...
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A senseless tragedy gives us reason to reflect A senseless tragedy gives us reason to reflect
The following newsletter was sent to subscribers to Sen. Padden’s Report From Olympia, Sept. 14, 2017. To subscribe to Sen. Padden’s newsletters, click here. Dear friends and neighbors, Wednesday’s shooting at Freeman High School has shocked every one of us. This senseless tragedy claimed the life of one young student...
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4th District legislators release statement on Freeman High School shooting 4th District legislators release statement on Freeman High School shooting
Fourth Legislative District legislators, Sen. Mike Padden, Rep. Matt Shea and Rep. Bob McCaslin, all R-Spokane Valley, issued the following statement Wednesday regarding the school shooting at Freeman High School: “Our hearts go out to the students, parents, teachers and families impacted by today’s tragic event.  We are praying for peace and healing for...
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Senate Law and Justice Committee to meet Wednesday in Aberdeen Senate Law and Justice Committee to meet Wednesday in Aberdeen
Visit to Grays Harbor will include public comment on concealed-pistol licenses OLYMPIA — The Senate Law and Justice Committee meets Wednesday, Sept. 13, in Aberdeen, for a public hearing and work session on immigration enforcement, payment of traffic fines and concealed pistol licenses. The meeting is being held in Aberdeen...
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