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...
Senate majority reacts to report detailing economic impact of Hirst   Water-rights decision could have disastrous consequences for Washington families, workers     OLYMPIA…The Senate Majority Coalition Caucus shared the following statement in response to a report released today by the Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) detailing the statewide economic impact of the Hirst water-rights decision.   Some of... Read More...
Becker welcomes another woman to the Senate — temporarily OLYMPIA… Sen. Randi Becker says she “couldn’t be happier” with the choice to appoint Marlo Braun, wife of John Braun, to temporarily fill her husband’s place while he is deployed with the U.S. Navy Reserve. Today’s appointment comes out of necessity since Braun – John, not Marlo — will be... Read More...