August 10, 2022

New crime stats show terrible result of Olympia’s anti-police crusade

 Note: The following e-newsletter was sent to Sen. Padden’s subscribers Aug. 10, 2022. To subscribe to Sen. Padden’s e-newsletter, click here. Dear Friends and Neighbors, We’ve just gotten new statistics for crime in Washington state, and the numbers are chilling. During 2021, we saw increases in all forms of violent...
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July 21, 2022

Governor set to endorse Republican proposal for improved police training programs

Padden says governor’s endorsement is appreciated, but public safety remains a mess OLYMPIA – A Republican proposal to improve police training statewide appears to be gaining steam in the Washington Legislature as Gov. Jay Inslee prepares for a press conference Thursday to announce his support. Numerous police and sheriff’s officials...
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July 18, 2022

Attacks on crisis pregnancy centers must stop, Padden says

Kenmore incident is fifth in Washington state – senator calls for law enforcement efforts, recognition of free-speech rights OLYMPIA – Crisis pregnancy centers, facing attacks nationwide from elected officials by day and from activists armed with Molotov cocktails by night, deserve the full protection of the law, says Sen. Mike...
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July 08, 2022

As tax money piles up in Olympia, will Washingtonians get a break?

To see latest e-newsletter from Sen. Mike Padden, click here.
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June 30, 2022

Padden earns recognition from leading small-business organization

OLYMPIA — Sen. Mike Padden, R-Spokane Valley, has been awarded the Guardian of Small Business Award by the National Federation of Independent Business. The 7,000-member organization presents the award every two years based on lawmaker voting records. “Of all the recognitions bestowed on lawmakers for the work they do, the...
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June 28, 2022

Sen. Padden discusses Dobbs decision on Lars Larson Show

In this June 28 interview with radio host Lars Larson, Sen. Mike Padden, R-Spokane Valley, discusses the implications of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overturned Roe v. Wade.
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June 24, 2022

Supreme Court decision gives the people a voice in abortion debate, Padden says

 OLYMPIA – Sen. Mike Padden, R-Spokane Valley, released the following statement Friday in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs vs. Women’s Health Organization: “Forty-nine years after the U.S. Supreme Court found a right to abortion hidden in the shadows of the Constitution, the court has finally...
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May 09, 2022

Take the 4th District Constituent Survey

With the 2022 legislative session now well in the rear-view mirror, it is time to review laws that were passed and begin preparations for bills to introduce next year. This is also the ideal time to hear directly from you. Please click here to take our 2022 constituent survey, and...
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April 27, 2022

City of Spokane Valley adopts resolution thanking 4th District Legislators

City of Spokane Valley hereby recognizes, commends, and appreciates 4th District legislators Senator Mike Padden, Representative Bob McCaslin, Jr., and Representative Rob Chase for their continued support and endorsement of the City of Spokane Valley. Click here to watch the reading of the resolution and comments from the lawmakers.  Senator...
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