Padden bill to create jobs through B&O tax relief Washington State’s 4th District Senator Mike Padden, R-Spokane Valley, talks about his bill to help struggling startup businesses in Washington state by giving them a break on paying the business and occupations tax for two years, and paying only 50% of it the third year. Read More...
Padden schedules Feb. 6 hearing for parental-notification bill OLYMPIA… The Senate Law and Justice Committee will have a public hearing next week on legislation that would require an underage girl’s parent or guardian to be notified before she can have an abortion. Sen. Mike Padden, R-Spokane Valley, said Senate Bill 5156  will come before the committee he leads... Read More...
Senator Padden on parental notification Washington State’s 4th District Senator, Mike Padden, Chair of the Senate Law and Justice Committee, talks about a bill requiring parents to be notified when their juvenile child has an abortion. This on the same day that thousands gathered on the capitol steps in Olympia for the annual March for... Read More...
Law and Justice committee to discuss problem of binge drinking Friday meeting to include hearing on Padden’s college DUI-court legislation OLYMPIA…Sen. Mike Padden knows the Legislature can’t prevent binge drinking. Still, the chairman of the Senate Law and Justice Committee has called a Friday-morning work session to bring the topic into the policy-making arena and consider a new approach to... Read More...
Budget, human services, corrections added to Padden’s slate   Spokane Valley solon already tapped to lead Senate Law and Justice Committee   The 2013 legislative session will convene at noon Monday with three committees on Sen. Mike Padden’s list. In addition to heading the Senate Law and Justice Committee, Padden will serve on the Senate Human Services and Corrections... Read More...
Spokane native joins Padden’s legislative team Spokane native Angela Wolfe has joined the legislative team of Sen. Mike Padden, R-Spokane Valley, in time for the 2013 legislative session, which begins next Monday. Wolfe brings education experience and a spirit of service to the residents of the 4th Legislative District. “I’m thrilled to have Angela on my... Read More...
Spokane native joins Sen. Mike Padden’s legislative team Spokane native Angela Wolfe has joined the legislative team of Sen. Mike Padden, R-Spokane Valley, in time for the 2013 legislative session, which begins next Monday. Wolfe brings education experience and a spirit of service to the residents of the 4th Legislative District. “I’m thrilled to have Angela on my... Read More...