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Freedom Caucus delivers sustainable, taxpayer-friendly transportation plan OLYMPIA… In a Wednesday news conference, members of the Senate Freedom Caucus unveiled their new transportation-funding proposal, pushing back on a package recently put forth by the Democratic Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee and building on the plan from the ranking Republican on the committee. Senators Phil Fortunato, Doug... Read More...
Sen. Ericksen fights to reopen Whatcom County Amendments from Ericksen, Republicans defeated by Democratic majority as Senate passes COVID relief bill Proposes moving state to “Phase 2,” allowing restaurants, other businesses to reopen Joins in battle to reopen schools Both amendments defeated by Democratic majority To see video of Sen. Ericksen’s floor speech, click here. OLYMPIA –... Read More...
Sen. Doug Ericksen to host telephone town hall meeting Tuesday, Feb. 16 OLYMPIA – State Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, will hold a telephone town hall meeting Tuesday, Feb. 16, to discuss latest developments from Olympia and their impact on Whatcom County’s 42nd Legislative District. The telephone town hall meeting runs from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. To join the meeting, call (360)... Read More...
Watch Sen. Doug Ericksen’s remarks on public exclusion from the Legislature Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, offered these remarks Feb. 4, 2021, during a meeting of the Senate Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee. Remarks came during discussion of Senate Bill 5227, a bill requiring public colleges and universities to launch mandatory racial training programs. To see video, click here.   “One... Read More...