Energy tax threatens to cost you more at the pump and at home Tell me what you think of an energy tax! A new bill that would result in you paying 30 cents or more per gallon of gasoline and home heating fuel has been proposed under the guise of carbon reduction. Referred to by some as a ‘Carbon Tax’, Senate Bill 6203 is actually... Read More...
Newsletter: Moving forward on telemedicine Improving your access to health care by expanding telemedicine The military currently uses telemedicine to expand access to care for our service members. Telemedicine continues to be a top priority of mine this session. It is essential that getting the care you need is easier, so long as it doesn’t... Read More...
Laken Welsh serves as page for Sen. Randi Becker OLYMPIA… Laken Welsh, sophomore at Yelm High School, spent a week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Laken was one of 11 students who served as Senate pages for the second week of the 2018 legislative session. She was sponsored by 2nd... Read More...
Becker heartbroken over loss of Pierce County Deputy in line of duty OLYMPIA…Sen. Randi Becker, R-Eatonville, issued the following statement in response to Sunday’s shooting in Frederickson that claimed the life of Pierce County Deputy Daniel A. McCartney, 34, of Yelm.   “The loss of Deputy McCartney is devastating to the law enforcement community and is another reminder that our officers risk... Read More...
Democracy begins with you! Democracy begins with you In any given legislative session, the Senate hears countless bills proposed by well-intentioned legislators who truly believe they are doing the right thing by their constituents and the people of Washington. Sometimes, those bills are popular on both sides of the aisle and sometimes they aren’t.... Read More...
Happy New Year! Bipartisanship for effective policy continues as my goal for 2018 Welcome to 2018! I hope the new year finds you in good health and spirits. I know I’m ready to get the 2018 legislative session started! Because the Democrats won the election in the 45th Legislative District in November, they... Read More...
Becker heartbroken over loss of Pierce County Deputy in line of duty OLYMPIA…Sen. Randi Becker, R-Eatonville, issued the following statement in response to Sunday’s shooting in Frederickson that claimed the life of Pierce County Deputy Daniel A. McCartney, 34, of Yelm.   “The loss of Deputy McCartney is devastating to the law enforcement community and is another reminder that our officers risk... Read More...