Senate adopts Hewitt resolution honoring Boeing Today, the Washington State Senate adopted Senate Resolution 8676 recognizing and honoring Boeing’s contributions to Washington State and its people. Sen. Mike Hewitt, R-Walla Walla, spoke on the resolution, saying Boeing airplanes “mean jobs, a century of jobs.” ” Ii is my hope that Wasington will remain the best place... Read More...
Becker honors fallen Washington officers Sen. Randi Becker joined her colleagues today in honoring the six Washington law enforcement officers slain in the line of duty since the end of October, four of whom resided in the 2nd Legislative District. Becker and her fellow senators also used the solemn occasion to salute the law enforcement... Read More...
Becker praises transportation department for new traffic signal Sen. Randi Becker is praising the Washington State Department of Transportation for the completion of a new traffic signal today at the intersection of State Route 7 and 304th Street East, also known as Kapowsin Highway, near Spanaway in Pierce County. “This project has been in the works for many... Read More...
Becker recognized by Washington Retail Assn. for perfect record Senator Randi Becker, R-Eatonville, has been honored by the Washington Retail Association for her perfect voting record during the 2009 legislative session. The organization is the only association in Washington formed exclusively to advocate the interests of the retailing industry on state legislative and regulatory issues. “I’m very happy to... Read More...
Becker agri-business protection bill approved by committee The Senate Agriculture and Rural Economic Development committee voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of Senate Bill 5817. The bill’s prime sponsor is Sen. Randi Becker, R-Eatonville, who serves on that committee. SB 5817 would clarify language in current law that exempts certain agri-businesses from property taxes. Property owners who use... Read More...
After 100 years, Wilcox Farms honored by Washington State Senate Look in the egg section of any Pacific Northwest grocery store and chances are you’ll find cartons from Wilcox Farms in Roy, Wash. This year the family farm will celebrate its centennial, prompting the Washington State Senate to pass a resolution Wednesday honoring Wilcox Farms. Sen. Randi Becker, R-Eatonville, represents... Read More...
Becker sponsors Senate resolution to honor Miss Washington Members of the Washington State Senate rose Wednesday to speak in honor of Miss Washington 2008, Janet Harding. Senate Resolution 8612, sponsored by Sen. Randi Becker, R-Eatonville, describes the admirable qualities, charitable works and significant accomplishments of Harding, who competed for the Miss America crown in Las Vegas on January... Read More...
Becker bill would protect agri-business owners from excessive tax A bill proposed by Sen. Randi Becker, R-Eatonville, that would clarify Washington law to protect agri-businesses from paying more property tax will receive a public hearing in the Senate Agriculture & Rural Economic Development committee at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Senate Bill 5817 would redefine “commercial agricultural purposes” to include horse... Read More...
Becker co-sponsors bill to let sick kids be ‘Chief for a Day’ Law enforcement agencies around the state have been inviting chronically ill children to serve as “Chief for a Day” for years, but only recently was it discovered that the Washington State Patrol is not authorized to do the same. That’s why Sen. Randi Becker, R-Eatonville, is co-sponsoring a bill that... Read More...
Becker sworn in as new Senator for the 2nd Legislative District Amid the flurry of opening-day celebrations that kicked off the 2009 legislative session in Olympia Monday, Sen. Randi Becker, R-Eatonville, was officially sworn in as the senator from the 2nd Legislative District. “This is probably one of the most exciting things I’ve ever done in my entire life,” Becker said. ... Read More...
Page 20 of 21« First...10...1718192021