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Senate committee hears Padden bill to support eyewear for the poor Sen. Mike Padden today told the Senate Health and Long-Term Care Committee that Washington should protect those charitable organizations that are working to provide much-needed eyewear to our state’s poor, homeless and uninsured from civil lawsuits. “Organizations like the Union Gospel Mission and Lions Club International are providing an important... Read More...
Senate recognizes Spokane Valley’s national Pop Warner champions On Dec. 3 the Spokane Valley Bengals capped a perfect season by capturing the national Pop Warner football championship in the Mighty-Mites division. On Friday the team, its coaches and the players’ parents were recognized in a resolution adopted by the Washington State Senate. Spokane Valley is in the Fourth... Read More...
Padden to oppose governor’s same-sex marriage proposal Gov. Chris Gregoire today reiterated her support for allowing gays and lesbians to marry and urged legislators to pass her proposed legislation to legalize same-sex marriage in Washington. Today Sen. Mike Padden, R-Spokane Valley, member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, issued this statement in response to the governor’s proposal: “I... Read More...