Senator Becker’s Capitol Bulletin – January edition   Hello from Olympia! On January 13th the 2014 Legislature opened for the peoples’ business. Since Washington has a biennium budget cycle, this is a 60-day session, or what is known as a “short” session. It is a time when we “tweak” the budget and make adjustments from the year... Read More...
Sen. Becker’s Capitol Bulletin – October edition In the October edition of her Capitol Bulletin, Senator Becker provides an update on the development of the Pierce County Skills Center, which provides technical training for high-school students. She also gives a run-down of recent in-district meetings she has had the opportunity to participate in, as well as the... Read More...
Sen. Becker’s Capitol Bulletin: Tacoma transportation forum Sen. Becker devotes this edition of her Capitol Bulletin to the transportation forum on Wednesday, October 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Lyceum Hall on Evergreen’s Tacoma campus. She includes details on what to expect for the meeting, as well as how the 10-stop statewide Senate transportation tour came... Read More...
My op-ed: Transportation won’t improve without public’s support ***This op-ed was originally published in the Eatonville Dispatch. You can read the version on their website by clicking here.*** Transportation won’t improve without public’s support By Randi Becker During the 2013 legislative session, there was debate in Olympia about whether to raise the gas tax to build new transportation... Read More...
Sen. Becker’s Capitol Bulletin – August, 2013 As the legislative interim continues, Senator Becker checks in with an update on a few items of interest to the 2nd Legislative District and the state. First is a notification that on Wednesday, October 9 there will be a transportation meeting in Tacoma from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at... Read More...
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